War of the Rebellion: Serial 011 Page 0419 Chapter XXII. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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attached to the First Army Corps. Brewer's cavalry will remain a part of the command, and will be used to hold in close observation all the approaches from the Tennessee River in that quarter. The quartermaster's department will provide transportation for the early execution of this order.

IV. Leed's company of Louisiana cavalry will report to Major-General Polk for special service.

V. The infantry and artillery at Iuka and Burnsville will be withdrawn to this point as soon as transportation by rail can be provided; the infantry to report to Major-General Hardee, the artillery to Major Shoup, chief of artillery.

By command of General Beauregard:

THOMAS JORDAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

No. 26. Corinth, Miss., April 14, 1862.

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IV. So much of paragraph III, Special Orders, No. 24, from these headquarters, dated April 14, 1862, as relates to the position of Little's brigade, is rescinded, and that officer will repair with his command to Rienzi Station, Mobile and Ohio Railroad.

By command of General Beauregard:

THOMAS JORDAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIRST CORPS, ARMY OF THE MISS.,

No. 12. Corinth, Miss., April 14, 1862.

I. Lieutenant-Colonel Brewer and Colonel A. J. Lindsay are ordered to keep in constant communication with the commanding officer of the post at Bethel, and will report through him to these headquarters.

II. Brig. General A. P. Stewart is hereby relieved from command of the First Division of this corps, and will resume command of his brigade.

III. Brigadier-General Trapier is hereby assigned to the command of the First Division of this corps.

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By order of Major-General Polk:

GEORGE WILLIAMSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. WITHERS' DIV., 2nd CORPS,

No. 14. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Corinth, Miss., April 14, 1862.

Brigadier-General Jackson relieves Brigadier-General Chalmers, and hereby assumes command of the division.

By order of Brigadier-General Jackson:

D. E. HUGER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.