War of the Rebellion: Serial 030 Page 0418 KY.,MID. AND E.TENN.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXXII.

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arranged in what I consider their order of merit, from which such as the President may be pleased to commission may be selected.

Colonel John H. Morgan is peculiarly suited for the special service in which I propose to employ him-partisan war on the enemy's lines in Kentucky. He has raised his own command, and nearly armed and equipped it from the enemy's stores. Colonel John A. Wharton, recommended for a regular cavalry brigade, which he commanded with signal ability and success in Kentucky, has won his spurs, and I hope will be among the first to receive the recognition due to military merit and moral worth.

I doubt not some improvement could be made in my organizations, which would add greatly to the esprit du corps of the troops, by throwing together into brigades and divisions troops form the same State. This I will endeavor to do when practicable, the present arrangement having resulted from necessity when it was made, admitting of no delay.

I am, general, respectfully, your obedient servant,

BRAXTON BRAGG,

General, Commanding.

[Inclosure No. 1.]

Organization of the infantry of the army of Tennessee, General Braxton Bragg commanding, November 22, 1862.

POLK'S CORPS.

Lieut. General LEONIDAS POLK.

CHEATHAM'S DIVISION.

Major-General BENJAMIN F. CHEATHAM.

First Brigade.

Brig. General DANIEL S. DONELSON.

8th Tennessee.

15th Tennessee.

16th Tennessee.

38th Tennessee.

51st Tennessee.

Second Brigade.

Brig. General ALEXANDER P. STEWART.

4th Tennessee.

5th Tennessee.

24th Tennessee (Venable's).

31st Tennessee.

33rd Tennessee.

Third Brigade.

Brig. General GEORGE MANEY.

41st Georgia.

1st Tennessee.

6th Tennessee.

9th Tennessee.

27th Tennessee.

Fourth Brigade.

Brig. General PRESTON SMITH.

12th Tennessee.

13th Tennessee.

47th Tennessee.

154th Tennessee.

9th Texas.

Allin's Sharpshooters.

WITHERS' DIVISION.

Brig. General JONES M. WITHERS.*

First Brigade.

Brig. General FRANKLIN GARDNER.

19th Alabama.

22nd Alabama.

25th Alabama.

26th Alabama.

39th Alabama.

1st Louisiana Regulars.

Second Brigade.

Brig. General JAMES R. CHALMERS.

9th Mississippi.

10th Mississippi.

29th Mississippi.

Blythe's regiment.

9th Battalion Mississippi Sharpshooters.

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*Resumed command November 10, 1862.

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