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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 36, Part 3 (Wilderness-Cold Harbor)
Page 873 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - CONFEDERATE.

DREWRY'S BLUFF, June 3, 1864.

Major JOHN M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Have just received the following report: "Three monitors, two gun-boats, and three transports lying below Howlett's."

Respectfully,

G. H. TERRETT,

Major, Commanding.


SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 130.
Richmond, June 4, 1864.

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VII. Captain Holmes Conrad, assistant commissary of subsistence, will report without delay to General R. E. Lee, commanding Army of Northern Virginia, for assignment to duty with Brigadier General M. C. Butler's brigade.

VIII. Captain John Scott, C. S. Army, will report to Brigadier General J. L. Kemper, commanding reserve forces of Virginia, for temporary assignment.

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XII. Paragraph I, Special Orders Numbers 123, current series, convening court of inquiry in the case of Brigadier General S. M. Barton, Provisional Army, C. S., is hereby revoked.

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XIV. Captain R. h. Catlett, assistant adjutant-general, Provisional Army, C. S., will report to Brigadier General J. L. Kemper, commanding reserve forces of Virginia, for assignment.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,
Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, Numbers 138.
June 4, 1864.

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II. Major General J. B. Kershaw is assigned to the command of McLaws' old division, First Army Corps.

III. Brigadier General Bryan Grimes is assigned to the command of Daniel's old brigade, Rodes' division, Second Army Corps.

IV. Brigadier General James Conner is assigned to the temporary command of McGowan's brigade, Wilcox's division, Third Army Corps.

V. Brigadier General Rufus Barringer is assigned to the command of Gordon's cavalry brigade, W. H. F. Lee's division.

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VII. The following-named officers having been appointed to the temporary rank of the position indicated are assigned to duty as set forth opposite their respective names: Lieutenant General R. H. Anderson, to the temporary command of Longstreet's corps; Lieutenant General J. A. Early, to the temporary command of Ewell's corps; Major General William Mahone, to the temporary command of Anderson's division,


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