ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,
September 27, 1861.
The Third New Hampshire Volunteers will, with as little delay as practicable, join the brigade
of Brigadier-General Hooker, who will assign it to the duty of guarding the line of the railroad between Bladensburg and Annapolis
Junction. Upon being relieved by the Third New Hampshire Regiment, Colonel Morse will withdraw
the portion of his command now engaged in this duty to Annapolis Junction.
command of Major-General McClellan:
SOURCE: The war of the rebellion: a compilation
of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. ; Series 1 - Volume 51 (Part I); page 489.