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6th Brigade.

Genl. J. A. Early, Commanding.

24th Virginia regiment Volunteers, Lieut.-Col. Hairston.

5th North Carolina regiment Volunteers, Col. D. K. Mcrae.

13th North Carolina regiment Volunteers, Col. J. H. Hoke.

11th North Carolina regiment Volunteers, Col. Kirkland.

7th Brigade.

Col. N. G. Evans, Commanding.

7th Mississippi regiment Volunteers, Lieut.-Col. William L. Brandon.

13th Mississippi regiment Volunteers, Col. William Barksdale.

17th Mississippi regiment Volunteers, Col. W. S. Featherston.

18th Mississippi regiment Volunteers, Col. E. R. Burt.

8th Brigade.

Col. J. G. Seymour, Commanding.

6th Louisiana regiment Volunteers Col. J. G. Seymour.

7th Louisiana regiment Volunteers Col. Harry Hays.

8th Louisiana regiment Volunteers Col. H. B. Kelly.

9th Louisiana regiment Volunteers Col. Richard Taylor.

1st Louisiana Special Battalion, Major C. R. Wheat.

Separate Commands.

8th Virginia regiment Volunteers, Col. Eppa Hunton, Leesburg. Hampton's Legion.

II. The Horse Artillery, for the present, will be placed:

Kemper's Battery with the 1st Brigade.

Shields's Battery with the 4th Brigade.

Latham's Battery with the 5th Brigade.

Walton's Battery will concentrate at or about the left of Mitchell's Ford for purposes of instruction.

III. The Cavalry, for the present, will be distributed in the following manner:

Colonel Radford, with six companies, will be on duty with the 1st Brigade while in advance.

The remaining four companies of Radford's regiment, with LieutenantCol-onel Munford, will report for service with the 4th Brigade.

IV. Such changes as are involved in these orders will be made without delay.

By command of Genl. Beauregard.

Thomas Jordan, A. A.-Genl.

Appendix to Chapter XI.

Headquarters 1ST corps army of the Potomac, Manassas, Aug. 8th, 1861.
Special Orders, No. 212.

I. Colonel Evans will march with his brigade, with as little delay as practicable, via Gum Spring and Ball's Mills, to Leesburg, or its vicinity. He will assume

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