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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Numbers 1.

Corinth, Miss., March 30, 1862.

The following officers are announced as chiefs of their respective departments of the general staff of this army. They will be obeyed and respected as such:

Colonel Thomas Jordan, assistant adjutant-general, department of orders.

Brigadier General J. E. Slaughter, acting inspector-general.

Major Eugene E. McLean, Quartermaster's Department, C. S. Army, in department of supplies and means of transportation.

Major A. J. Smith, chief of the pay department.

Lieutenant Colonel R. B. Lee, chief of subsistence department.

Surg. A. J. Foard, medical director.

Major J. F. Gilmer, C. S. Engineer Corps, chief of engineers.

Captain H. Oladowski, chief of ordnance.

By command of A. S. Johnston:

BRAXTON BRAGG,

Major-General, Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Numbers 1.

Corinth, Miss., March 30, 1862.

I. Martial law is hereby established at Jackson and Grenada, in the State of Mississippi, and their respective environs for a circuit of 5 miles. The inspector-general, Brigadier-General Slaughter, will appoint suitable persons at each place to act as provost-marshals, and will give the necessary instructions to these officers for their Government.

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By command of General A. S. Johnston:

THOMAS JORDAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE, Knoxville, March 30, 1862.

General A. SIDNEY JOHNSTON,

Corinth, Miss.:

General Maxey, commanding at Chattanooga, reports the enemy in force-infantry and cavalry-at Shelbyville and Manchester. I have ordered the only armed regiment at this place to Chattanooga.

E. KIRBY SMITH,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE, Knoxville, March 30, 1862.

Brigadier General D. LEADBETTER,

Kingston, Tenn.:

GENERAL: I am instructed by Major General E. Kirby Smith to inform you that under date of Chattanooga, March 29, 1862, Brigadier-General Maxey makes the following report:

The most reliable information I could get indicates that the enemy who were at