War of the Rebellion: Serial 069 Page 0887 Chapter XLVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - CONFEDERATE.

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DREWRY'S BLUFF, June 9 1864 - 10.30 p. m.

General BEAUREGARD:

I have just received a dispatch from General Bragg's assistant adjutant-general, requesting me to forward an order to General Gracie not to move but to hold himself in readiness at a moment's notice. I have forwarded the dispatch to General Gracie.

Respectfully,

G. H. TERRETT,

Major, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 134.

Richmond, June 99, 1864.

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IX. Lieutenant Colonel Archer Anderson, assistant adjutant and inspector general, will proceed to the State of North Carolina upon special inspection duty. He will report to General B. Bragg for instructions.

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XI. Surg. R. L. Brodie is relieved as medical director of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and assigned to duty as medical director of the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.

XII. Surg. Samuel Choppin is relieved as medical inspector of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, and assigned to duty as medical inspector of the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.

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XVI. Brigadier General Lawrence S. Baker, Provisional Army, C. S., will report to General G. T. Beauregard for assignment to duty in the Second District, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, with headquarters at Goldsborough, N. C.

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XXIX. Captain Lewis E. Harvie, assistant commissary of subsistence, will report at once to Major General Robert Ransom, jr., for assignment to temporary duty with Brigadier General G. W. C. Lee, commanding Local Defense Troops.

By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA,

June 10, 1864 - 8.30 p. m.

Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR,

Richmond:

SIR: The enemy has made no movement to-day. The skirmishing along the lines has been somewhat more active and systematic than during the last two days.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. E. LEE,

General.