War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0606 MD., E. N. C., PA., VA., EXCEPT S. W. & W. VA. Chapter LXIII.

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evening your quartermaster will start with his trains early to-morrow morning, as directed my communication of yesterday.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Similar letter to Brigadier-General Wilcox.)

General WILCOX:

GENERAL: From information just received it is found that your brigade cannot be transported to-day. The major-general commanding therefore directs that you do not move until to-morrow morning, which you will do without further orders, in time to be at the railroads station by 5 a. m.

I am, general, very respectfully,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Similar letter to General Pryor.)

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HEADQUARTERS RIGHT WING,

August 10, 1862.

Colonel C. POSEY,

Commanding Featherston's Brigade:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding wishes you to have your troops ready to take the cars early to-morrow morning provided, as yesterday directed, with three days' cooked provisions. You will be further notified of the hour at which you must be at the depot.

I am, Colonel, very respectfully, &c.,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS RIGHT WING, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA,

Richmond, August 10, 1862.

Colonel J. B. WALTON,

Chief of Artillery:

COLONEL: I am directed to say that the major-general commanding desires you to move your column to-day whenever ready, taking the shortest route to the destination (Gordonsville, Va.) named, and moving as rapidly as practicable with due regard to the condition of your animals. He directs that you give Major-General the necessary instructions to move the other column also.

I am, Colonel, very respectfully,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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