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HEADQUARTERS,

Chattanooga, December 13, 1862.

Brigadier General G. J. Pillow, who has reported, in obedience to Special Orders, Numbers 289., Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, is assigned to General Bragg's command, to whom he will report for duty.

By order of General Johnston:

BENJ. S. EWELL.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE.

Numbers 23.

Murfreesborough, December 13, 1862

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II. Captain R. D. Allison, commanding squadron of cavalry, is assigned to duty with General Wheeler, and will report in person to him, at La Vergne, without delay.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[DECEMBER 14, 1862.- By Special Orders, Numbers 62. Headquarters Department Numbers 2. of this date, Major General S. B. Buckner was assigned to command of the District of the Gulf, and Major-General Franklin Gardner and Brigadier General S. B. Maxey were ordered to Jackson, Miss., for duty, under Lieutenant-General Pemberton. See Series I, Vol. XVII, Part II, p. 796.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE

Numbers 24.

Murfreesborough, December 14, 1862

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III. The following promotions and assignments are announced to the Army:

1st. Major-General P. R. Cleburne will report to Lieutenant-General Hardee from assignment.

2nd. Brigadier General R. W. Hanson will report to Lieutenant-General Hardee for assignment.

3rd. Brigadier General L. E. Polk will report to Lieutenant-General Hardee for assignment.

4th. Brigadier General E. C. Walthall is relieved from duty with Hardee's corps, and will report to Lieutenant-General Polk for assignment.

5th. Brigadier General Z. C. Deas will report to Lieutenant-General Polk for assignment.

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By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHATTANOOGA, December 15, 1862

Honorable JAMES A. SEDDON, Secretary of War:

Returned to this place from Murfreesborough last night; found troops there in good condition and fine spirits. Enemy is kept close in to Nashville and indicate only defensive purposes. Cavalry expedition

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