War of the Rebellion: Serial 028 Page 0713 Chapter XXXI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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X. The Jeff. Davis Legion will report for duty to Lieutenant General James Longstreet, commanding, &c., relieving the Seventeenth Virginia Battalion, so soon as the exigencies of the service permit, and, upon the arrival of the latter in the Shenandoah Valley, the Second Virginia Cavalry will join its brigade.

XI. Movements under the foregoing assignments will be made under special instructions of Major General J. E. B. Stuart, and when he may deem the exigencies of the service to justify the change.

By command of General R. E. Lee:

A. P. MASON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

No. 263. Richmond, Va., November 10, 1862.

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II. Leave of absence for two months, for the benefit of his health, is granted Brigadier General John Echols, commanding Department of South western Virginia. Brigadier General John S. Williams is assigned to command of said department.

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By command of Secretary of War:

JNumbers WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from field of the Army of Northern Virginia for November 10, 1862.

Present for

duty.

Command. Officers Men Aggregate Aggregate

present present

and

absent

General staff 14 --- 14 15

First (Longstreet's)

Corps:

Anderson's division 502 6,408 8,675 15,984

McLaws' division* 601 7,266 9,067 16,137

Pickett's division+ 502 5,141 6,868 14,170

Hood's division 490 6,016 7,761 13,372

Ransom's division 266 3,930 4,860 8,249

Alexander's and 42 761 865 1,116

Walton's battalions

of artillery

Total 2,417 29,522 38,110 69,043

Second (Jackson's)

Corps:

Jones' division 424 4,613 5,992 12,663

Ewell's division 591 6,851 8,873 16,736

D. H. Hill's division 547 7,729 9,451 18,560

A. P. Hill's division 750 9,822 12,239 21,960

Brown's battalion of 21 446 494 697

artillery

Total 2,333 29,461 37,049 70,616

Stuart's cavalry 479 6,697 8,226 12,107

division

Pendleton's reserve --- --- --- ---

artillery++

Grand total 5,229 65,680 83,385 151,766

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* Evan's brigade ordered to Weldon, N. C.

+ Armistead's brigade joined.

++ No return.

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