I am, Major, with great respect, your obedient servant, Edward Johnson, Major-General.
Report of Major-General H. Heth.
headquarters Heth's division, Camp near Orange Courthouse, September 13, 1863.
Captain — I have the honor to report the operations of my division from the 29th June until the 1stlows: Archer's brigade in line of battle on the right of the turnpike; Davis' brigade on the left of the same road, also in line of battle; Pettigrew's brigade and Heth's old brigade, Colonel Brockenbrough commanding, were held in reserve.
Archer and Davis were now directed to advance, the object being to feel the enemy; to maky.
My thanks are also due to my personal staff--Major Finney, Assistant Adjutant-General; Major Harrison, Adjutant and Inspector-General; Lieutenants Selden and Heth, my Aids-de-Camp, and Acting Engineer-Officer William O. Slade--for their valuable services in conveying orders and superintending their execution.
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