War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0414 WEST TENN, AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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and Privates Applegate and Spivey, Company B, be dammed out of the service and their names published, with the sentence attached.

Very respectfully,

JNO. S. BOWEN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Lieutenant Colonel EDWARD IVY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Numbers 119.

Record of Court of Inquiry.

PROCEEDINGS OF A COURT OF INQUIRY CONVENED AT ABBEVILLE,

MISS., BY VIRTUE OF THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF MISS. AND EAST LA.,

Numbers 24. Jackson, Miss., November 7, 1862.

At the request of Major General Earl Van Dorn, Provisional Army Confederate States, a court of inquiry will convene at Holly Springs, or wherever the army of operations may be, on Monday, November 10, 1862, at 8 a. m., or as soon thereafter as may be practicable, for the investigation of certain allegations made by Brigadier General John S. Bowen against Major General Earl Van Dorn, relative to the advance of his forces on Corinth on or about October 3, 4, and 5, 1862, and of all points connected with the movement upon and the retirement before Coring. The court will wit without reference to hours.

Detail for the court: Major General Sterling Price, Provisional Army Confederate States; Brigadier Gens. Lloyd Tilghman and Dabney H. Maury, Provisional Army Confederate States.

Captain L. B. Harris, Thirty-eighth Mississippi, Regiment is appointed recorder of the court.

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By order of Lieutenant-General Pemberton:

R. W. MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF MISS. AND EAST LA.,

Numbers 25. Jackson, Miss., November 11, 1862.

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VII. Captain Harris, detailed as recorder of court of inquiry by virtue of Special Orders, Numbers 24. paragraph XIV, current series, is hereby relieved from duty as member of the court, and Captain E. H. Cummins, assistant adjutant-general, is subsisted in his stead.

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By order of Lieutenant-Pemberton:

R. W. MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE WEST,

Abbeville, Miss., Saturday, November 15, 1862-10 a. m.

Court ment pursuant the above order.

Present-Major General Sterling Price, commanding Army of the West; Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghamn, commanding First Division, Lovell's corps;