War of the Rebellion: Serial 025 Page 0653 Chapter XXIX. CORRESPONDENCE,ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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Second Division [Major General J. P. McCown].-First Brigade, Brigadier General W. L. Cabell; Second Brigade, Brigadier General T. J. Churchill.

Third Division [Brigadier General D. H. Maury].-First Brigade, Colonel T. P. Dockery; Second Brigade, Brigadier General J. C. Moore; Third Brigade, Brigadier General C. W. Phifer.

Reserved Batteries.-Captains Hoxton's, Landis', Guiber's, and Brown's.

Cavalry.-Forrest's regiment, Webb's squadron, Savery's company, McCulloch's regiment, and Price's body guard.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE FORCES, Tupelo, Miss., July 21, 1862.

Colonel M. L. CLARK,

Chief of Artillery:

COLONEL: The field artillery of the Army of the Mississippi has been ordered to move by land on Chattanooga via Aberdeen, Columbus, Tuscaloosa, Talladega, and Rome, Ga., with the least delay practicable. It is the wish of the general that this move should be made in the most efficient manner possible, and he thinks it best that you should accompany and assume immediate command of the artillery while in movement. It is the wish of the general as you pass Columbus that you should exchange inferior horses for the best that are in the batteries there.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

RICHMOND, VA., July 21, 1862.

General BRAXTON BRAGG, Tupelo, Miss.:

General Magruder has been relieved by General Holmes in command of the Trans-Mississippi Department. It is presumed the latter will pass by Tupelo. Have telegraphed General Holmes that you have important information to communicate.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

TUPELO, MISS., July 21, 1862. [Received at Richmond, Va., July 22, 1862.]

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

Communications and orders continue to reach me to and from the Trans-Mississippi Department. Is it not a separate command, independent of this?

BRAXTON BRAGG.

RICHMOND, VA., July 21, 1862.

General BRAXTON BRAGG, Tupelo, Miss.:

Your dispatch about Selma and Meridian Railroad referred. Agent was here and received money; is probably by this time at Selma.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.