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have your animals unhitched at once and turned out to graze this afternoon at 4 o'clock. The commanding general directs that hereafter your animals be grazed form daylight until 7 o'clock in the morning, when they will be taken up and again grazed from 4 o'clock in the afternoon until night.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant.

G. M. SORRE.

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FREDERICKSBURG, June 14, 1863.

Major-General ELZEY,

Richmond, Va.:

I sent a regiment to Hanover Junction last night by the cars. Yankees have recrossed the river and disappered, save their pickets.

A. P. HILL,

Lieutenant-Geneal.

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HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY DIVISION,

June 15, 1863-12 m.

Brigadier General WADE HAMPTON,

Commaning Cavalry Briade:

GENERAL: At 5 a. m. on the 16th instant you will put your command on the march, encamping in the vicinity of Bradly or Rappahannock Station. You will carefully conceal your movements from the enemy and arouse no suspicion. A battery has been ordreed to report to you at 5 a. m. in the morning at Brandy. You will relieve the pickets of General Jones' brigade, who will be encamped in the fork within supporting distance of you. If attcked and in need of assistance call on Jones. He will call on you if he needs your aid.

By command of Major General J. E. B. Stuart:

H. B. McCLELLAN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 142. Richmond, Va., June 15, 1863.

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XV. The Hargove Blues and Confederate Guards, unattached companies, now at Camp Model Farm, near Petersburg, Va., will proceed without delay to this city, and report to Brigadier General J. H. Winder, commaning, &c., for duty at Camp Lee.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Asssistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS THIRD ARMY COPRS,

June 15, 1863.

Major General Henry HETH:

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding desires that you will send two or three scouts across the river immediately. Select them from the regiment best acquainted with the country and order them to