War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0586 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W., & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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HEADQUARTERS,

June 29, 1862.

Colonel J. B. WALTON,

Commanding Washington Artillery:

COLONEL: The general directs that you move your two batteries back toward Richmond in front of Redoubt Numbers 3 Your other two batteries will be sent in the morning.

Very respectfully,

P. T. MANNING.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 150.

Richmond, June 30, 1862.

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II. Captain John A. Avirett's company Alabama Volunteers will report for duty to Major General T. H. Holmes, commanding Department of North Carolina.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

John WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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PETERSBURG, VA., July 1, 1862.

SECRETARY OF WAR,

Richmond, VA.:

The pickets at Fort Powhatan report the Vanderbilt has passed up crowded with troops and more boats are coming up.

WM. H. KER,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS BATTLE-FIELD,

July 1, 1862.

Colonel J. B. WALTON,

Commanding Washington Artillery:

COLONEL: The general directs that youmove the Washignton Artillery down as soon as possible.

Yours, &c.,

P. T. MANNING,

Major and Ordnance Officer.

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PETERSBURG, VA., July 3, 1862.

Major-General HOLMES,

Drewry's Bluff, Va.:

The enemy have left Shirley - gone toward Westover. Heavy fire yesterday evening on the Charles City side, four miles below City Point. All the guns-boats have left City point and following their retreating forces.

Your most obedient servant,

JAMES F. MILLIGAN,

Captain, &c.

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