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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 42, Part 3 (Richmond-Fort Fisher)
Page 1291 Chapter LIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.


HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,
December 22, 1864.

Major C. BOYLE,

Provost-Marshal, Gordonsville:

Inform Generals McCausland and Jackson that re-enforcements will be up to-morrow.

O. LATROBE,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.


HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,
December 22, 1864-9 p. m.

Major E. TAYLOR,

Chief Quartermaster, First Army Corps,

Corner house of Governor and Capitol Streets, Richmond:

Bratton's brigade is on its way to the depot; will be there by midnight; also Hunton's. These troops must be at Gordonsville by daylight. There will be in all about 3,300.

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,
December 22, 1864.

Major General J. B. KERSHAW,

Commanding Division:

You will arrange to send two regiments of your division to the right of Fort Gilmer to relieve the troops of General Ewell on that part of the line. General Hoke was about to send two of his regiments to that point, when he was ordered off. You had better ride down and inspect the position before you move your regiments.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. LATROBE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA,
Petersburg, December 22, 1864.

OFFICER COMMANDING RODES' DIVISION:

March your command by the shortest route to the pontoon bridge at Chaffin's and report to General Longstreet on the north side. Obey any orders you may receive from him while on the way.

R. E. LEE.


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