War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0580 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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The following officers are assigned to duty with the said rewgiment and will report accordinly: Colonel Thomas L. Rosser, Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Pate, Major B. B. Douglas.

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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 147.

Richmond, June 26, 1862.

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XII. So much of paragraph XVII, Special Orders, Numbers 146, current series, as assigns Captain Blow's company (Sussex Cavalry) and Captain Marks' company (Prince George Cavalry) to the Fifth Regiment Virginia Cavalry is hereby revoked, and these two companies, together with the following companies, will constitute a battalion of cavalry under Major B. w. Belches: Captain winfield's Sussex Cavalry, Captain McIlwaine's Petersburg Cavalry, Captain Goodwyn's Petersburg Cavalry, Captain Faulcon's Surry Cavalry, captain Gillette's Southampton Cavalry, Captain Savage's Nansemond Cavalry.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS GENERAL LONGSTREET'S CORPS,

June 26, 1862.

Colonel J. B. WALTON,

Commanding Washington Artillery:

COLONEL: The commanding general directs me to write you to move out until the head of your column reaches the Mechanicsville turnpike.

I am, colone, with great respect, your most obedient servant,

John W. FAIRFAX,

Assistant Adjutant and Inspector General.

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WILMINGTON, June 26, 1862.

Honorable G. W. RANDOLPH,

Secretary of War:

I have no Dahlgren guns. We have but eight columbiands in all the works on the coast and rover. They are principally in casemate at Fort Fisher, from which it would be extremely hazardous to remove them. I beg you to let them remain there.

S. G. FRENCH.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 148.

Richmond, June 27, 1862.

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VIII. Captain Upshaw's company Virginia cavalry is assigned to