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[CHAP. LXIII.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS MONTEREY LINE, NOTRHWEST ARMY, Numbers 140.

Greenbrier River, October 18, 1861.

1. Captain Tebbs, of the Third Arkansas Regiment, is assigned to the duty of constructing huts upon the top of Alleghany and within the limits designed for the fortifications, to serve as winter quarters and store - houses for the supplies, and for hospital accommodations for 2, 000 troops. The workmen of his command will be divided into fifteen working parties, ten of which will be furtnished form the camp at Greenbrier River, in accordance with the accompanying lists, and he is empowered by this order to apply to the commanders of brigades for the specific details to be made; all vacancies chancing to occur by the absence or sickeness of any of the workmen named upon said list to be supplies from the same command. He will have all necessary arrangements made during the day for the departure of his command early in the morning, when he will proceed with it to the top of Alleghany, place it in camp, and press forward the work assigned as rapidly as possible. He will apply to the brigade quartemasterr for the requisete transportation, not simply to move his command, but to prosecute effectively the work, and under the general supervision of Lieutenant - Colonel Barton he will demand and obtain the requisite tools and implement, for which he will receipt and be held responsible.

2. The remaining five details will be made from the Fifty - second Virginia Regiment by its commanding officer in the same form and subject to the same general direction.

3. The requisite wagons for transportation to be furnished by the command forming the division, according to a fair apportionment, to be made by the brigade quartemaster.

By order of Brigadier General H. R. Jackson, commanding:

F. S. BLOOM,

Acting Assistant Adjutant - General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 184.

Richmond, October 19, 1861.

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XVII. Colonel Robert Ransom will proceed with his regiment of North Carolina cavalry as soon as he can reach there with due regard tto the good condition of his command and report for duty to General J. E. Johnston, commanding the Army of the Potomac.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND ISNSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 185.

Richmond, October 21, 1861.

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XI. The Fifty - eight Regiment Virginia Volunteers will without delay move with its whole effective force to Fork of Waters, near Monterey, in obedience to the orders of Brigadier - General Jackson, heretofore given.

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