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servation of your army is of the first importance and that its safety must not be too much hazarded by your efforts to save the public property. I would suggest, therefore, that it will be well to concentrate it as speedily as possible near Suffolk, leaving in position only such portion as may be necessary to cover the evacuation. To do this effectually, it will be well to observe the shores of James river, and the approaches to Norfolk on the North Carolina side, and to hold the enemy in withdrawn from Norfolk and Portsmouth, and placed beyond the possibility of capture by a superior force. A brigade of not less than three regiments, will be required at once for service north of Richmond, and should be marched forthwith to Suffolk, to be sent thence by railroad or by the county roads, as may be hereafter directed. If transportation, in addition to that already on the railroads, can be used to advantage, call upon the Department, and such rolling stock will be furnish