War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0289 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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What they have purchased has not been paid for, and I suppose never will. We have 40,000 good fighting men that are cut off by the lines of the enemy. Let them be released by driving out the enemy, and I guarantee that we will raise 10,000 troops there to defend that country.

Hoping that you and the President will immediately take this matter under consideration, I am, very respectfully, yours, &c.,

T. S. HAYMOND.

[Indorsement.]

I reside in the northwestern part of the State, and fully agree with General Haymond in his opinions and concur in his suggestions.

JOHN BRANNON.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 151.

Richmond, September 12, 1861.

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XII. The eight unarmed companies of Louisiana Volunteers now encamped near this city will constitute a battalion, which will atonce proceed to Norfolk, Va., under the command of Lieutenant Colonel C. M. Bradford, Provisional Army, and report for duty at the batteries to General Huger, commanding. Colonel Maxcy Gregg's regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, will also proceed to Norfolk, Va., and report for duty to General Huger, commanding. Transportation will be furnished at once.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-Gneeral.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'SOFFICE,

Numbers 276.

Richmond, September 12, 1861.

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XVI. The Sixth Regiment Virignia Cavalry is hereby consitutued, and as such will be reported to General Johnston, commanding the Army of the Potomac: Colonel, Charles W. Field; lieutenant-colonel, Williams C. Wickham; major, J. Grattan Cabell. Companies: Governor's Guard, Captain ---; Henrico Light Dragoons, Captain ---; Loudoun Cavalry, Captain W. W. Mead; Rappahannock Cavalry, Captain J. S. Green; Wise Dragoons, Captain J. A. Adams; Fairfax Cavalry, Captain E. B. Powell; Dulany Troop, Captain R. H. Dulany. Three other companies will hereafter be assigned to this regiment.

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XVIII. The four companies of artillery commanded, respectively, by Capts. C. L. Smith, J. B. Cosnahan, Alex. H. Hankins, and W. R. garrett, are detached from Colonel Ewell's regiment, Thirty-second Virginia Volunteers, and are assigned to the regiment of artillery to be organized in the Army of the Peninsula by Brigadier-General Magruder, commanding. The field officers of this regiment are Colonel George W. Randolph, Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Cabell, and Major J. Thompson Brown.

XIX. The Franklin Fire Eaters, Captain E. T. Bridges; Franklin Sharpshooters, Captain W. T. James; Rivanna Guards, Captain John B. Magruder, and Whitehall Guards, Captain J. Augustus Michie, Virginia

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