War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0159 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Richmond, July 9, 1861.

Brigadier General THOMAS T. FAUNLEROY, &c.,

Richmond, Va.:

SIR: You will receive herewith an appointment of brigadier-general of provisional forces in the service of the Confederate States. Should you accept the appointment you will repair without delay to Winchester, Va., and report for duty to General J. E. Johnston at his camp near that place. Your command will be composed of the militia of the surrounding country called into service to resist invasion and such other troops as may be assigned to you by General Johnston. The militia thus called into service will be received and used by you in such numbers as they present themselves and with regard to time of service, whether for short or long periods. You will hasten their organization and use them to the best possible advantage.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

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RICHMOND, July 10, 1861.

General A. R. LAWTON,

Savannah, Ga.:

Send C. J. Williams' regiment here without delay.

L. P. WALKER.

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RICHMOND, July 10, 1861.

General WARREN WINSLOW,

Raleigh, N. C.:

Send D. K. McRae's regiment here, where it will receive its accouterments. This will save the delay in ordering them from Augusta.

L. P. WALKER.

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RICHMOND, July 10, 1861.

W. G. ROBINSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Raleigh, N. C.:

Your letter of the 3rd instant received. It is the President's wish that you send on with the least possible delay the ten regiments of State troops and the six regiments of volunteers for twelve months, being the force tendered by you. Require all the troops to be fully armed and equipped, and if practicable send ammunition with them.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

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RICHMOND, July 10, 1861.

Gevernor PICKENS,

Columbia, S. C.:

I have seen General Gist. You will please send here without delay the Second and Sixth Regiments, commanded by Secrest and Blanding. These regiments are in addition to the two I requested you to send the other day.

L. P. WALKER.

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