to look elsewhere. I therefore respectfully ask that the Commissary. General may be instructed to have a large portion of his stores at Atlanta appropriated to this department, and the officer in charge of them directed to fill the requisition of General Bragg's chief commissary, especially for meat.
Respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. E. JOHNSTON,
CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Tullahoma, January
Hereafter, under the columns of "effective total," in the reports from this army, extra duty men and men in arrest will not be included. The "effective total" must include only the fighting field force-those who are carried onto the field of battle with fire-arms in their hands.
By command of General Bragg:
GEORGE WM. BRENT,
Abstract from brigade returns of Breckinridge's division, Brigadier General William Preston, C. S. Army, commanding, for January 29, 1863.
Command Office Men Effecti Aggrega Aggrega Pieces
rs ve te te of
total present present arti-
present and llery
Adams' 105 1,355 1,322 1,739 3,025 6
Brown's 153 1,606 1,788 2,221 3,454 4
Kentucky 113 1,670 1,819 2,182 3,245 4
Preston's 125 1,346 1,466 1,903 3,500 3
Escort 3 47 50 57 72 -
Total 499 6,024 6,445 8,102 13,296 16
Organization of Breckinridge's Division, Hardee's Corps.
Mississippi company, Captain E. M. Blackburn.
Colonel R. L. GIBSON.
32nd Alabama, Lieutenant Colonel Henry Maury.
13th and 20th Louisiana, Major F. L. Campbell.
16th and 25th Louisiana, Colonel D. Gober.
14th Louisiana Battalion, [Louisiana] Artillery,
5th Company, Captain C. H. Slocomb.
Colonel EDMUND C. COOK.
18th Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel W. R. Butler.
26th Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel J. L. Bottles.
28th Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel D. C. Crook.
32nd Tennessee,+ Lieutenant Colonel William P. O'Neal.
45th Tennessee, Colonel A. Searcy.
Moses' [Georgia] battery.
*Brigadier General John C. Brown commanding January 22, and Colonel A. Searcy so reported January 26. Brown again in command February 2.
+The Thirty-second Tennessee on detached service.