WAR DEPARTMENT, C. S.,
Richmond, September 9, 1863.
C. S. STRINGFELLOW,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Dublin, Va.:
The salt-works the more important to be defended. If satisfied of the impreding danger, order the Sixtieth [Virginia] Regiment as you propose; instruct Colonel McCausland to be on his guard, and fall back if necessary. Inform General Jones, as soon as you can, of this movement.
J. A. SEDDON,
Secretary of War.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WESTERN VIRGINIA,
Dublin, September 9, 1863.
Major General SAMUEL JONES,
Commanding, &c., Abingdon:
Wharton's brigade leaves here to-day at 9 a.m.; reach Saltville this afternoon. Forty-fifth [Virginia Infantry] and artillery will reach here the 10th at 12 m., and will be sent on at once.
WM. B. MYERS,
Reorganization of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia, Major General J. E. B. Stuart, C. S. Army, commanding, September 9, 1863.*
Major General WADE HAMPTON.
Brigadier General W. E. JONES.
6th Virginia, Lieutenant Colonel John Shac Green.
7th Virginia, Colonel R. H. Dulany.
12th Virginia, Colonel A. W. Harman.
35th Virginia Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel E. V. White.
Brigadier General L. S. BAKER.
1st North Carolina, Colonel J. B. Gordon.
2nd North Carolina, Lieutenant Colonel W. G. Robinson.
4th North Carolina, Colonel Dennis D. Ferebee.
5th North Carolina, Colonel Stephen B. Evans.
Brigadier General M. C. BUTLER.
Cobb's (Georgia) Legion, Colonel P. M. B. Young.
Jeff. Davis (Mississippi) Legion, Lieutenant Colonel J. F. Waring.
Phillips (Georgia) Legion, Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Rich.
2nd South Carolina, Lieutenant Colonel T. J. Lipscomb.
*Under Special Orders, No. 226, headquarters Army of Northern Virginia, of that date.