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[621] march via Mitchell's Ford, to be used according to circumstances.

Seventh.--The light batteries will be distributed as follows:

1. To General Ewell's command, Captain Walker's six pieces.

2. To Brigadier-General Jones, Captains Albertis' and Standard's batteries, eight pieces.

3. To Brigadier-General Longstreet, Colonel Pendleton's and Captain Imboden's batteries, eight pieces.

4. To Brigadier-General Bonham, Captains Kemper's and Shields' batteries, eight pieces.

5. To Colonel Cocke, Colonel Hunton's, Captains Latham's and Beckham's batteries, twelve pieces.

Eighth.--Colonel Radford, commanding cavalry, will detail, to report immediately, as follows:

To Brigadier-General Ewell, two companies cavalry.

To Brigadier-General Jones, two companies cavalry.

To Brigadier-General Longstreet, two companies cavalry.

To General Bonham, three companies cavalry.

To Colonel Cocke, the remaining companies of cavalry, except those on special service.

Ninth.--The Fourth and Fifth divisions, after the fall of Centreville, will advance to the attack of Fairfax Court House, via the Braddock and Turnpike roads, to the north of the latter.

The First, Second, and Third divisions will, if necessary support the Fourth and Fifth divisions.

Tenth.-In this movement the First, Second, and Third divisions will form the command of General Holmes; the Fourth and Fifth divisions that of the second in command. The reserve will move upon the plains between Mitchell's Ford and Stone Bridge, and, together with the Fourth and Fifth divisions, will be under the immediate direction of General Beauregard.

By command of General Beauregard.

Thomas Jordan, A. A. General.

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