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e State, began to arrive at the capital. The arsenal grounds were one large encampment. Many companies assembled for organization with their fowling pieces, deer guns and squirrel rifles. The one great drawback to the equipment of an army was the want of efficient arms, and yet, of the 60,000 electors in the State, 25,000 were enrolled the first year and transported to the fields of battle. The provisional government, which had been organized at Montgomery, adjourned to assemble at Richmond, Va., July 20, 1861. President Davis proceeded to the Virginia capital at once, and placed himself at the head of the executive department. Virginia ratified the ordinance of secession in April, and Gen. R. E. Lee was placed in command of the Virginia forces. His available strength was divided into three armies, to oppose the movements which threatened Virginia from beyond the Potomac. At Sewell's Point, in May, Federal steamers kept up an unsuccessful attack upon the Confederate battery f
r examination: Surg. P. O. Hooper, president; Surg. W. M. Lawrence, Surg. F. D. Cunningham, Surg. J. T. Scott. The junior member will act as recorder. By command of the secretary of war. John Withers, Asst. Adjutant-General. To P. O. Hooper, President Army Medical Board, Little Rock, Ark. (May 23, 1863, Surg. F. D. Cunningham was relieved from duty on the board by the secretary of war.) Office Army Medical Board, Little Rock, December 28, 1862. To Surg.-Gen. S. P. Moore, Richmond, Va. Sir: Your letter of 29th inst. to Medical Director J. M. Haden, reflecting on the medical board, was handed today for perusal. The only communication ever received from your office to the board was the renewed instructions, which arrived within the present week, and the receipt of which I acknowledged per last mail. The board was organized by Major-General Hindman and was continued by Lieutenant-General Holmes, and we have never examined any surgeon, assistant surgeon or applica