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s to Morton's ford. The fords below Morton's were watched by a few small detachments of Confederate cavalry, the main body of which, however, was encamped below Hamilton's crossing, where it could draw supplies from the rich country along the Rappahannock. Only a few brigades of Lee's infantry guarded the works along the river, Rapidan on the 4th, General J. E. B. Stuart, commanding the Confederate cavalry, began concentrating his command on the right of Lee's infantry, bringing it from Hamilton's crossing and other points where it had been wintering. Stuart's force at this date was a little more than eight thousand men, organized in two divisions, commalso, Generals W. H. F. Lee, Lomax, and Wickham commanding them. Information of this concentration, and of the additional fact that the enemy's cavalry about Hamilton's crossing was all being drawn in, reached me on the 5th, which obviated all necessity for my moving on that point as I intended at the onset of the campaign. T
Chapter X A. J. Hamilton appointed provisional Governor of Texas Assembles a Constitutional conveamnesty proclamation of May 29, 1865, appointed A. J. Hamilton provisional Governor. Hamilton was empowered bHamilton was empowered by the President to call a Constitutional convention, the delegates to which were to be elected, under certain tever of the Federal Government; but the advent of Hamilton put an end to such illusions, since his proclamatieed those known to be disloyal. As this action of Hamilton's disfranchised all who could not take the amnestyere soon reported from all parts of the State. Hamilton, an able, determined, and fearless man, tried hardd order was maintained under the administration of Hamilton, and all went well till the inauguration of J. W. f an authorization granted by the convention which Hamilton had called together, assumed the duties of the offng methods that had characterized the beginning of Hamilton's administration. Oppressive legislation in the s