Note---The foregoing organization of Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill's corps was perfected in obedience to the following order:
Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia, 30th May, 1863.Special Orders, No. 146. * * * * * VIII. The following changes are made in the organization of corps and divisions of this army: 1. The brigades of Heth and Archer, of A. P. Hill's division, with Pettigrew's and Cooke's, will constitute a division, and be under the command of Major-General Henry Heth. 2. The brigades of Pender, Lane, Thomas and McGowan will constitute a division, and be under the command of Major-General W. D. Pender. 3. The divisions of Major-Generals Early, Johnson and Rodes will constitute the Second corps, and be under the command of Lieutenant-General R. S. Ewell. 4. The division of Major-General R. H. Anderson is detached from the First corps, and, together with the divisions of Major-Generals Heth and Pender, will constitute the Third corps, and be under the command of Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill. 5. The chief of artillery will designate the battalions of artillery to serve with the three corps, and the chief quartermaster make the necessary division of the transportation. * * By command of General R. E. Lee.W. H. Taylor, A. A. General.