War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0570 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 134.

Richmond, June 11, 1862.

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VIII. Captain Eell's company (the Shields Dragoons) Virginia Volunteers is hereby attached to the battalion of cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel H. Clay Pate. The said battalion will report to General Robert E. Lee, commanding, &c.

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XIV. Captain W. H. Duke's company Texas (Artillery) Volunteers will be immediately disbanded and themen composing it transferred to such Texas companies of Brigadeir-General Hood's brigade as they may select.

By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS EWELL'S DIVISION, Numbers 30.

June 12, 1862.

In commemoration of the gallant conduct of the First Maryland Regiment on the 6th of June, instant, when, led by Colonel Bradley T. Johnston, they drove back with loss the Pennsylvania Bucktail Rifles in the engagement near Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Va., authority is given to have one of the captured bucktails (the insignia of the Federal regiment) appended to the color staff of the First Maryland Regiment.

By order of Major-General Ewell:

JAMES BARTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Richmond, June 13, 1862.

The SURGEON-GENERAL:

It has been represented to the President that there are at the hospitals at Huguenot Springs, Danville, Lynchburg, and Farmville many soldiers still in those hospitals who are sufficiently recovered from disease to perform duty with their regiments in the field. He desires that one or more medical officers of character and skill be sent to inspect at these hospitals with instructions to critically examine the patients and remand to their respective companies such of the soldiers as may be found capable of performing duty. A non-commissioned officer will be sent to each of the hospitals to take charge of the men so reported for duty, who will be furnished eigth a list of the names of the men and the company and regiment to which they belong. The same rule to be observed in respect to the hospitals in this city.

Very respectfully, &c.,

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

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HEADQUARTERS RIGHT WING,

June 13, 1862.

Brigadier-General BLANCHARD,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: General Longstreet wishes you to set fire to the felled timber in front of you, if the wind is in such a direction and sufficiently