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Seddon, Secretary of War to General Lee, June 9, 1863, page 874.Apologises to General Lee, and explains that the disposition of the troops in North Carolina is determined by President Davis.
General R. E. Lee, June 9, 1863, to Davis, page 874.Culpeper C. H. Reports that the enemy, cavalry, infantry and artillery, have crossed the Rappahannock in force. Prisoners from two corps captured. Suggests orders to Cooke's Brigade and Jenkins' Brigade to be sent to Army N. Virginia.
President Davis, page 874 June 9, 1863.Mr. Davis refers General Lee's dispatch to General D. H. Hill as to Jenkins' and Cooke's Brigades.
Samuel Cooper, A. General, to General D. H. Hill, June 10, 1863, page 879. Informs General D. H. Hill of General Lee's order as to Cooke's and Jenkins' Brigades, and leaves it to General D. H. Hill's discretion if General Lee's order shall be carried out.
R. E. Lee to Seddon, June 13, 1863, p. 886.You can realize the difficulty of operating in an offensive movement with this army if it is to be divided to cover Richmond. It seems to me useless to attempt it with the force against it.
S. Cooper, A. A. General, to D. H. Hill, June 15, 1863, pages 890-891.Authorizes Hill to retain Jenkins' Brigade. Ransom's to Drury's Bluff. Corses' Virginia Brigade, drawn from General Lee's command at Culpeper.
R. E. Lee to General A. P. Hill, June 16, 1863.Informs him that Anderson's Division of his Third Army Corps has reached Culpeper C. H. Expects another division next day.
Davis to Lee, June 19th, 1863, page 904.Informs General Lee why a part of his army, ‘Pickett's Division, Corse's Brigade, has been detained. Jenkins' Brigade deemed necessary by D. H. Hill to protect Petersburg.’

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