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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 1ST GRAND DIV., ARMY OF MISS.,

Numbers 4.

Humboldt, Tenn., March 12, 1862.

From and after this date the four brigades enumerated in General Orders, Numbers 1, will be divided into two divisions, as follows:

The Third Brigade, Colonel Russell commanding, and the Fourth Brigade, Colonel Tappan commanding, will compose the First Division, and will be designated the First and Second Brigades of that division. Brigadier-General Clark is placed in command of the First Division.

The First Brigade, Colonel Smith commanding, and the Second Brigade, Colonel Stephens commanding, will compose the Second Division. Brigadier-General Cheatham is placed in command of the Second Division.

By command of Major-General Polk:

R. N. SNOWDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JACKSON, TENN., March 13, 1862.

General POLK:

General Withers will proceed with his command by water via Memphis to Bethel Station, on Mobile and Ohio Railroad; five days' rations and 100 rounds of ammunition; will leave artillery force and support of four companies.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

JACKSON, TENN., March 13, 1862.

General POLK:

Send down troops as fast as possible-all of one brigade before any troops are sent of another brigade. Draw in infantry from Lexington by time last regiment moves from Humboldt. Keep informed as troops move.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

JACKSON, TENN., March 13, 1862.

General POLK:

Cavalry to occupy new line from Union City, Dresden, Huntingdon, and Lexington, and patrol intervening spaces, with pickets thrown out to their fronts. If compelled to retire, to fall back on Trenton, Humboldt, Jackson, and thence to Bolivar.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

JACKSON, TENN., March 13, 1862.

Major-General POLK:

Dispatch your infantry and artillery by railroad with utmost speed to Bethel Station; cavalry by country roads. Leave regiment of in-