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RICHMOND, November 15, 1861.

Major General T. H. HOLMES,

Brooke's Station, Va.:

Order the Fourteenth Alabama Regiment, Colonel Thomas J. Judge, to halt near Dumfries. It left here yesterday for Fredericksburg.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TROOPS NEAR DUMFRIES, Numbers 19.

Camp Fisher, November 15, 1861.

I. Pursuant to Special Orders, No. 319, from the headquarters Army of the Potomac, of November 14, 1861, Brigadier General W. H. C. Whiting hereby assumes command of the Texas Brigade, as forming a part of the troops near dumfries.

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By command of General Whiting:

JAS. H. HILL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 224.

Richmond, November 16, 1861.

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V. Brigadier General Isaac R. Trimble, Provisional Army, is assigned to the brigade lately commanded by Brigadier-General Crittenden, and will report accordingly to General J. E. Johnston, commanding Department of Northern Virginia.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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RICHMOND, November 16, 1861.

General T. H. HOLMES,

Brooke's Station:

One regiment leaves to-morrow morning, another the day after, for Evansport, both via Fredericksburg. Other regiments will go directly by the Central road to Manassas.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

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RICHMOND, November 17, 1861.

General J. E. JOHNSTON,

Centerville, Va.:

As General W. H. C. Whiting objects to receiving unarmed troops, no more of that description will be sent from here via Fredericksburg. Only two regiments have been sent as yet, and one of them ordered to be stopped at Fredericksburg.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector-General.

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