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will not permit him to remain stationary for a long period. In his absence from either of these districts an experienced commander is required.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. C. GALTIN,

Brigadier - General, Commanding.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 157.

Richmond, September 19, 1861.

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XVII. Captain Green's company of Mississippi Volunteers will immediately repair to Manassas, Va., and with Captain Dudley's company of Mississippi Volunteer now there will be united with the battalion under Lieutenant - Colonel Brandon to form a regiment, the command of which is assigned to Colonel Benjamin G. Humphreys, Provisional Army.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 282.

Richmond, September 19m 1861,

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V. The Dulany Troop, Virginia Volunteers, under Captain Richard H. Dulay, now at Ashland, will proceed by marches to join its regiment, Sixth Virginia Cavalry, serving with the Army of the Potomac. The quartemaster's department will furnish transportation for the baggage.

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By order of Secretary of War:

GEO. DEAS,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE KANAWHA, Numbers 97.

Camp at Meadow Bluff, September 19, 1861.

The colonels of Twenty - second, Third - sixth, Forty - fifth, Fiftiet, and Fifty - first Virginia Regiments Volunteers, and of Thirteenth Georgia and Fourteenth North Carolina Regiments, will each upon receipt of this proceed without delay with his entire command and all the intrenching tools in his possession to the bridge across Meadow River, one and a quarter miles west of this point. Colonel Henry Heth, Forty - fifth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, will then assign to each command their work. A prompt execution of this order is urged, as the enemy in very large force are advancing upon this point and the works of fortification very incomplete.

By order of Brigadier General John B. Floyd:

WM. E. PETERS,

Assistant Adjutant - General, Floyd's Brigade.