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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE KANAWHA, Numbers 165.

Camp at Meadow Bluff, September 29, 1861.

The Fiftieth, Fifty - first, and Thirty - sixth Virginia Regiments of Volunteers, a section of Guy's battery, Adams' section of artillery, the brigade under command of General Aderson, the brigade of militia under command of General A. A. Chapman, the cavalry under commnand of Major H. B. Davidson, and the Phillips legion, under command of Colonel William Phillips, will move fromthis camp tomorrow at 6 a. m., and will take up the line of march in the direction of Sewell Mountain and report to General Lee for duty. They will take provisions and forage for three days, and two tents. The officer in charge will take ammunition with the section, 100 rounds at least.

By order of Brigadier General John B. Floyd:

WM. E. PETERS,

Assistant Adjutant - General, Floyd's Brigade.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 167.

Richmond, September 30, 1861.

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III. Brigadier General G. J. Rains, Provisional Army, will proceed to Yorktown, Va., and report for duty to Brigadier - General Magruder, commanding.

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V. Major General Earl Van Dorn, Provisional Army, will proceed to Manassas, Va., and report for duty to General J. E. Johnston, commanding.

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IX. Captain E. J. Harvie, C. S. Infantry, will immediately report for duty to the Secretary of War.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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CAMP AT SEWELL MOUNTAIN,

September 30, 1861 - 4. 30 p. m.

General JOHN B. FLOYD,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: I have just received your note of today saying you will be here tomorrow. I being to fear the enemy will not attack us. We