Special Orders, No. 149 (Virginia Forces) (May 31, 1861)

Updated: September 29, 2015

On May 31, 1861, Major General Robert E. Lee issued Sprcial Orders, No. 149, announcing that Brigadier General P.T.G. Beauregard was assigned to the command of the troops in the Alexandria line near Manassas Junction, Virginia.

Special Orders, No. 149

Richmond, Va., May
31, 1861

General G.T. Beauregard, of the C.S. Army, is assigned to the command of the troops in the Alexandria line. He is referred to the orders heretofore given to his predecessors in that command for the general direction of operations.

By order of Major-General Lee:


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