War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0376 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 220.

Richmond, Va., November 13, 1861.

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XII. The following troops will proceed to Manassas, va., without delay and report for duty to General J. E. Johnston, commanding Department of Northern Virginia: Twenty-second Regiment Georgia Volunteers, Colonel Jones commanding; Twenty-eighth Regiment Georgia Volunteers, Colonel Warthen commanding.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[5.]

RICHMOND, November 13, 1861.

Major James S. WILLIAMS,

Provisional Army, C. S., Richmond:

SIR: You will proceed to Huntersville, Va., and report to Brigadier General W. W. Loring, and after completing the reconnaissance already communicated to you verbally you will repair to South Carolina and report for duty to General R. E. Lee.

Very respectfully, &c.,

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

[5.]

RICHMOND, November 13, 1861.

Lieutenant Colonel TURNER ASHBY,

Commanding near Charlestown, Va.:

SIR: I am instructed to say, in reply to your inquiry of the 17th instant, that as General T. J. Jackson has been assigned to the command of the troops in the Valley of Virginia you will receive orders from him, and it is desired that you report to him accordingly.

Vert respectfully, &c.,

R. H. CHILTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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RICHMOND, November 13, 1861.

General R. C. GATLIN,

Goldsborough, N. C.:

I beg to call your attention to the necessity of keeping a proper guard to protect your railroad bridges in your department.

J. P. BENJAMIN,

Acting Secretary of War.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,

Goldsborough, November 13, 1861.

Brigadier General J. R. ANDERSON,

Commanding Forces, &c., Wilmington, N. C.:

GENERAL: The burning of the bridges on the Tennessee roads admonishes us of the necessity to be more careful in guarding our own. You will please detail from your command an officer, four non-commissioned officers, and forty privates, to act as guard over the bridges of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad over the Northeast, the Neuse, at Halifax, and over the Roanoke. The officer will be instructed to