War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0654 KY.,MID. AND E.TENN.,N.ALA.,AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

No. 52. Tullahoma, February 27, 1863.

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IV. Major General J. P. McCown, Provisional Army, is placed in arrest and charges preferred against him, and will proceed to Chattanooga and await further orders.

V. Brigadier General A. P. Stewart, Provisional Army, is assigned to the command of the division of which Major-General McCown is relieved. It will constitute a part of Lieutenant-General Polk's corps.

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By command of General Bragg:

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from tri-monthly return of the Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Braxton Bragg, for February 28, 1863; headquarters Tullahoma.

P r e s e n t f o r d u t y.

Infantry. Cavalry. Artillery.

Command. Office Men Off Men Off Men

rs ice ice

rs rs

Polk's corps 1,225 16,817 14 217 35 1,018

Hardee's corps 1,024 12,643 6 63 33 667

Jackson's brigade 104 706 20 210 7 104

Post Tullahoma 22 271 -- --- -- ---

Artillery Reserve --- --- -- --- 17 222

Wheeler cavalry --- --- 582 7,519 -- ---

command

General Bragg's --- --- 6 140 -- ---

escort

Total 2,375 30,437 628 8,149 92 2,011

Command. Effectiv Aggregat Aggrega Aggregat

e total e te e last

present present return

and

absent

Polk's corps 17,761 23,451 36,815 35,461

Hardee's corps 13,164 17,221 27,674 26,869

Jackson's brigade 999 1,928 2,700 2,584

Post Tullahoma 257 392 607 628

Artillery Reserve 211 268 339 341

Wheeler cavalry 7,466 9,818 15,481 21,707

command

General Bragg's escort 139 168 185 180

Total 39,997 53,246 83,801 87,770

NOTE ON RETURN.-Major-General Van Dorn, commanding cavalry division, makes no return; merely reports total present, 5,376; aggregate present, 5,807. The addition of Forrest's brigade to General Van Dorn's command accounts for the reduction of cavalry force of Wheeler's division.

Abstract from tri-monthly return of the Second Division, Smith's corps, Army of Tennessee, Major General John P. McCown, commanding, for February 28, 1863; headquarters Shelbyville, Tenn.

Present for

duty.

Command. Offi Men Effect Aggreg Aggreg

cers ive ate ate

total presen presen

presen t t and

t absent

First (M. D. Ector's) 108 1,044 1,044 1,517 2,278

Brigade

Second (R. B. Vance's) 75 1,145 1,145 1,516 2,218

Brigade

Third (R. W. Harper's) 149 1,262 1,257 1,712 2,639

Brigade

Douglas' battery 4 84 84 95 103

Eufaula Battery 2 132 132 139 169

Humphrey's battery 4 103 103 123 130

Squadron of cavalry 5 76 76 119 247

Total 347 3,846 3,841 5,221 7,784