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out delay to Bloomfield, Ky., from whence the commanding officer with report for orders to General Bragg.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers PEGRAM,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF KENTUCKY,

Lexington, Ky., September 22, 1862.

Brigadier General HUMPHREY MARSHALL,

Commanding C. S. Forces, Mount Sterling, Ky.:

GENERAL: Until further notice you will remain at Mount Sterling, concentrating your forces at that point as rapidly as possible and holding them in readiness to move them at a moment's notice.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. KIRBY SMITH,

Major-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Numbers 10. Bardstown, Ky., September 22, 1862.

I. Brigadier-General Jackson is assigned to the military command of the town of Bardstown, Ky., and his brigade will remain detached from its division to furnish guards to the town and trains.

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By command of General Bragg:

GEO. G. GARNER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. RIGHT WING, ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Crozier's, near Bardstown, Ky., September 23, 1862.

Major- General WITHERS:

GENERAL: I am instructed by Major-General Polk to say that he wishes you to send Brigadier-General Duncan's brigade on the Louisville pike 7 miles from Bardstown, at Cox's, in the direction of the Louisville road. Forest's cavalry will be in his front. He will hold the brigade prepared for action at a moment's notice. I will send General Duncan a map of the surrounding country as soon as I receive a copy form general headquarters.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WILLIAMSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. RIGHT WING, ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

Crozier's House, near Bardstown, Ky., September 23, 1862.

Brigadier-General FORREST:

GENERAL: I am instructed by Major-General Polk to say that you will post your brigade at High Grove, on the Louisville turnpike, about 12 miles from this place. Establish a picket guard at Taylorsville, to the right of your position, and also on the Shepherdsville road, to your

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