War of the Rebellion: Serial 011 Page 0436 KY.,TENN.,N.MISS.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXII.

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The general commanding avails himself of this occasion to return his thanks to General Gardner for his services in the reorganization of the cavalry of this army.

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By command of General Beauregard:

THOMAS JORDAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE WEST,

No. 63. Memphis, Tenn., April 23, 1862.

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III. Hogg's brigade will prepare to take the cars for Corinth without delay. The wagons and animals will move by the other road to the same point. The chief ordnance officer will see that each man is supplied with 100 rounds of ammunition. The brigade will be rationed for at least five days.

IV. Churchill's brigade will prepare to take the cars for Corinth without delay. The wagons and animals will move by the other road to the same point. The chief ordnance officer will see that each man is supplied with 100 rounds of ammunition. The brigade will be rationed for at least five days.

By order of Major-General Earl Van Dorn:

DABNEY H. MAURY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CONFIDENTIAL CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Corinth, Miss., April 24, 1862.

Commanders of corps should hold their commands ready for any emergency which may require immediate call to arms. They will see that five days' provisions and the proper quantity of ammunition be ready at hand for distribution whenever that emergency should occur; and they will examine thoroughly the ground for at least 3 miles in front of their command; also along the roads from here toward Hamburg and Farmington, where, probably, our next engagement will take place.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General, Commanding.

CORINTH, April 24, 1862.

Major-General VAN DORN,

Memphis:

Hurry up the movement. Enemy begin to threaten our advance.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

MEMPHIS, April 24, 1862.

Colonel LOUIS HEBERT:

Hurry forward. You are wanted immediately. Crowd the boats, if necessary, to expedite you. Bring all the ammunition you possibly can.

By order of Major-General E. Van Dorn:

DABNEY H. MAURY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.