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have not responded fully, and in one instance not at all. Can Your Excellency cause steps to be taken which will remendy promptly this unfortunate state of affairs?

Counties Quota. Number of Balance

called on. salves required.

furnished.

Amherst 260 145 115

Albemarle 540 .. 540

Appomattox 180 109 71

Buckingham 300 204 96

Bedford 450 274 176

Campbell 400 204 196

Cumberland 210 197 13

Charlotte 230 197 33

Fluvanna 140 101 39

Halifax 350 263 87

Louisia 350 241 109

Nelson 190 109 81

Pittsylvania 580 410 170

Prince Edward 320 303 17

Total 4,500 2,757 1,743

Very respectfully, your obedient servnat,

J. F. GILMER,

[18.] Colonel of Engineers, in charge of Bureau.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS, Numbers 50.

November 24, 1862.

The provost guards of the division of this army corps will be statiouned on the different roads leading from the camps to Frederickburg. They will see that no one passes into the town except general officers and the commanders of the Reserve Artillery. The officers in charge of the provost guards will make frequent patrols out into the country and arrest all soldiers absent from their camps without the authority of division commanders. It is understood that many depredations and excesses have been committed by soldiers scattered in this way thoroughout the country, and the provost guards are directed to take prompt and energetic measures to arrest them and return the parties to their commands.

By command of Lieutenant-General Longstreet:

G. M. SORREL,

[21.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

RICHMOND, VA., November 26, 1862.

General ROBERT E. LEE,

Fredericksburg, Va.:

Shall we send the two 30-pounders on the lines?

[21.] JEFFERSON DAVIS.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

November 26, 1862.

Major General GEORGE E. PICKETT,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding directs that you make a detail from your division of 12 officers and 400 men, with proper complement of non-commissioned officers, to be employed as follows: Beginning