War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0564 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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called the army, which were endured by them withsuch cheerful confidence in him, is now given in the victory of yesterday. He receives this proof of their confidence in the past with pride and gratitude, and asks only a similar confidence in the future. But his chief duty to-day and that of the army is to recognize devoulty the hand of a protecting Prividence in the brilliant successes of the last three days, which hae given us the results of a great victory without great losses, and to make the obligation of our thanks to God for His mercies to us and our country in heartfelt acts of religious wordship. For this purpose the troops will remain in camp to-day, suspending as [far as] practicable all military exercises, and the chaplains of regiments will hold divine service in their several charges at 4 p. m. to-day.

By order of Major-General Jackson:

R. L. DABNEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 121.

Richmond, Va., May 27, 1862.

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X. Captain A. D. Armistead's company Virginia light artillery, with its battery, will without delay report to General Joseph E. Johnston, commanding, &c., for duty with Brigadier General H. A. Wise.

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John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 122.

Richmond, May 28, 1862.

XVII. Captain J. E. Robertson's company Virginia heavy artillery is assigned to duty with the Ninth Regiment Virginia Volunteers in place of Captain Hupp's company (A) of said regiment, which is hereby detached, and will report for duty as light artillery to General Joseph E. Johnston, commanding, &c.

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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 123.

Richmond, May 29, 1862.

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XVI. Captain John J. Tillar's company (the Greenville Guards) Virginia Volunteers will be attached to and form part of Major White's battalion Virginia Volunteers, but will remain on duty in Richmond, Va., until further orders.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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