War of the Rebellion: Serial 023 Page 0832 KY., M. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXVIII.

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none to spare. He is still waiting the action of the Government, holding the convalescents in the mean time at Clinton and Jacksborough. He has also called on General Beauregard and is urging the Government to prompt action.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. S. BRADFORD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHATTANOOGA, TENN., September 15, 1862.

Major-General McCOWN, Knoxville, Tenn.:

Cannot send any troops. Can send about 1,000 muskets and rifles. Have telegraphed Columbus, Miss., to ascertain if arms can be had.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. LEFT WING, ARMY OF THE MISS.,

No. 15. Glasgow, Ky., September 15, 1862.

I. The regiment Texas Rangers, Colonel Wharton commanding, will move with the least possible delay to Cave City and report to Major-General Polk.

II. Lay's and Allen's regiments of cavalry having been assigned to temporary duty with left wing, by direction of General Bragg the commanding officers of those regiments will report at Merry Oaks without delay to Colonel Joseph Wheeler, commanding cavalry brigade, left wing, Army of the Mississippi.

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By command of Major-General Hardee:

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. RIGHT WING, ARMY OF THE MISS.,

No. 20. Glasgow, Ky., September 15, 1862.

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II. Colonel Lay will keep his cavalry in front of Bell's or Proctor's Station, to watch the enemy, press in his pickets, and to keep these headquarters well and often advised of the movements of the enemy.

III. Brigadier General J. K. Duncan, with his brigade, will join his division, now en route toward Munfordville via Cave City.

IV. Colonel [J. A.] Jaquess, of the First Regiment Louisiana Infantry, is ordered to report to Major-General Withers, now en route to Munfordville via Cave City, to be assigned to Brigadier-General Gardner's brigade.

V. Major-General Cheatham will move with his entire division on Munfordville via the most direct route. He will have the canteens of his men filled with water before moving.

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IX. Major-General Withers' baggage train will move via Louisville turnpike. His general ordnance train will move via direct road to Munfordville, and his regimental ordnance train will go with him via Cave City. He will take his subsistence train with him.

X. Major-General Cheatham's baggage train and general ordnance