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Appendix to Chapter X.

Headquarters army of the Potomac, Manassas, July 22d, 1861.
Special Orders, No. 146.

The command of General Beauregard, as it stood organized on the 20th instant into brigades or separate commands, will, for the present, return to that organization, with the following headquarters:

1ST brigade, Brigadier-General M. L. Bonham, at Centreville. 2D brigade, Brigadier-General Ewell, at or about Union Mills, in advance.

3D brigade, Brigadier-General D. R. Jones, at a position on Union Mills and Centreville road, about half-way between Braddock's road and Union Mills Ford.

4TH brigade, Brigadier-General Longstreet, at or about the crossing of the Centreville and Union Mills road and the Braddock's road.

5TH brigade, Colonel Cocke, at or about suspension bridge, over Cub Run.

6TH brigade, Colonel Early, in position on Bull Run, one mile above Stone Bridge.

Evans's command, at or about Stone Bridge, except Hunton's regiment Virginia Volunteers, which will remain at these headquarters for the present.

Colonel Radford will concentrate such of his companies as are not specially detached, at a point on Bull Run to the left of Mitchell's Ford.

The commanders of all regiments will take immediate measures for collecting stragglers from other regiments, who will be then sent forthwith, under an officer and proper guides, to join the headquarters of the several brigades to which they belong.

By command of General Beauregard.

Thomas Jordan, A. A. Genl.

Headquarters army of the Potomac, Manassas, July 22d, 1861.
Special Orders, No. 147.

I. The President deeming it important that General Holmes shall return with his command to his former position, at an early moment, he will, accordingly, prepare to march in the morning.

II. The President regrets to be obliged, at this juncture, to require this movement of General Holmes, after his remarkable march to the support of this army at a critical juncture. A march for which the general commanding has to express his sincere thanks, and also for the critical services rendered on the field of battle yesterday, by that portion of his brigade which was called to the immediate scene of action.

By command of General Beauregard.

Thomas Jordan, A. A. Genl.

Headquarters army of the Potomac, Manassas, July 23d, 1861.
Special Orders, No. 149.

I. Brigadier-General Bonham will advance his command forthwith, and occupy Vienna Station. His command will consist of the troops of the 1st


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