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order in which his divisions moved, and even contains the announce- ment that two of his brigades would probably stop in Richmond and Wise and Jenkins take their places. I only communicated the move- ment to the Quartermaster-General on the night of the 6th instant, and it must have reached New York on the 7th or 8th in order to be in the Herald of the 9th. I fear there has been great imprudence in talking on the part of our people, or that there may be improper persons among the officers or railroad clerks.
I am, with great respect, your obedient servant,
R. E. Lee, General.
Organization of the Army of the Valley District August 20, 1864.*
[Compiled by War Record's Office.] RODES' DIVISION, f
Major-General R. E. Rodes. Grimes^ Brigade. Cook's Brigade.
Brigadier-General Brjan Grimes. Brigadier-General Phil. Cook.
Thirty-second North Carolina. Fourth Georgia.
Forty-third North Carolina. Twelfth Georgia.
Forty-fifth North Carolina. Twenty-first Georgia.
Fifty-third North Carolina. Forty-fourth Georgia. Second North Carolina Battalion.
Cox's Brigade. Battle's Brigade.
Brigadier-General W. R. Cox. Brigadier-General C. A. Battle.
First North Carolina. Third Alabama.
Second North Carolina. Fifth Alabama.
Third North Carolina. Sixth Alabama.
Fourth North Carolina. Twelfth Alabama.
Fourteenth North Carolina. Sixty-first Alabama.
Thirtieth North Carolina.
Major-General John B. Gordon.
Hays' Brigade. %
Colonel William Monaghan.
Fifth Louisiana, Major A. Hart. Sixth Louisiana, Lieutenant-Colonel J. Hanlon. Seventh Louisiana, Lieutenant-Colonel T. M. Terry. Eighth Louisiana, Captain L Prados. Ninth Louisiana, Colonel William R. Peck. Stafford's Brigade. X
Colonel Eugene Waggaman.
First Louisiana, Captain Joseph Taylor.
Second Louisiana, Lieutenant-Colonel M. A. Grogan.
Tenth Louisiana, Lieutenant-Colonel H. D. Monier.