War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 0649 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

November 19, 1862.

Major General R. H. ANDERSON,

Commading Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you proceed without delay to execute the movement, verbal orders and instructions for which you received from him yesterday.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Similiar letter to Major-General Hood.)

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

November 19, 1862.

Major-General PICKETT,

Commanding Division:

GENEAL: The general commanding directs that you execute the movement early to-morrow morning, verbal orders and instructions for which you received from him yesterday.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

November 19, 1862.

Colonel E. P. ALEXANDER,

Commanding Battalion Artillery:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you get your batteries hitched up and move out at once, following in the rear of General Anderson's divison, which is now marching for Raccoon Ford. Please acknowledge receipt of this, and execute your movements as rapidly as possible.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS FIRST ARMY CORPS,

November 19, 1862.

Captain B. F. ESHLEMAN,

Commanding Washington Artillery:

CAPTAIN: The general commanding directs that you get your batteries hitched up at once and move out, following Major-General Andeson's division, which is now marching for Raccon Ford. Please acknowledge receipt of this, and execute your movements as rapidly as possible.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. M. SORREL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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