War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0890 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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CHAFFIN'S BLUFF, June 10, 1864.

General BRAGG:

The lookout near Cox's barn reports a large force of enemy moving in line of battle toward Howlett's house.

J. M. MAURY,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF N. C. AND S. VA., Numbers 21.

June 10, 1864.

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IV. Gracie's brigade will march at once and report to Major General B. R. Johnson to relieve Page's brigade in the trenches. The brigade will march by the shortest and quickest route. General Gracie will report sufficiently in advance of his brigade to receive orders from General Johnson as to its location.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 135.

Richmond, June 10, 1864.

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XV. Colonel R. E. Withers, in addition to his duties as commandant post, Danville, Va., will report to Brigadier General J. L. Kemper, commanding reserve forces of Virginia, for the purpose of organizing, instructing, and commanding the reserves at Danville, Va.

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XVII. Brigadier General W. M. Gardner, Provisional Army, C. S., will report to Major General Robert Ransom, jr., commanding Department of Richmond, for assignment to duty.

By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from return of the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, General G. T. Beauregard commanding, for June 10, 1864.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Effective Aggregate

total present.

present.

General staff 15 --- 15 15

Johnson's

division:

Staff 7 9 9 16

Infantry 351 3,996 4,524 5,442

Artillery 29 559 591 636

Total 387 4,564 5,124 6,094

Johnson's

division

First Military

District:

Staff 3 5 5 8

Infantry 193 2,298 2,438 2,857

Light 11 273 283 311

artillery

Heavy 5 90 93 112

artillery

Independent 8 181 191 211

signal corps

Total First 220 2,847 3,013 3,499

Military

District

Continuation: Pieces of artillery.

Command. Aggregate Heavy. Field. Aggregate

present present

and absent and

absent

last

return.

General staff 15 --- --- 15

Johnson's

division:

Staff 18 --- --- 18

Infantry 7,949 --- --- 7,332

Artillery 836 --- 23 836

Total 8,803 --- 23 8,186

Johnson's

division

First Military

District:

Staff 8 --- --- 8

Infantry 3,750 --- --- 3,654

Light 402 --- 6 403

artillery

Heavy 114 --- --- 114

artillery

Independent 246 --- --- 249

signal corps

Total First 4,520 --- 6 4,428

Military

District