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TULLAHOMA, April 20, 1863.

Lieutenant-General PEMBERTON, Jackson, Miss.:

It is necessary that your northeastern troops and Roddey's force should always act together against raids from Corinth, either to south or east. Please instruct your commanding officer. Let him help Roddey now as soon as possible. This co-operation will prevent or defeat serious raids.

J. E. JOHNSTON,

General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. HARDEE'S CORPS, ARMY OF TENN.,

Numbers 92 [91].

Tullahoma, April 20 [21?], 1863.

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IV. The movement of this command to Wartrace will commence with Breckinridge's division, one brigade starting to-morrow if the weather be favorable. The men of that brigade will be provided with three days' rations. The allowance of tents will be one wall-tent for every 15 men. Heavy baggage will be transported by railroad.

V. Brown's brigade, Breckinridge's division, provided with three days' rations, will move at daylight to-morrow, to re-enforce Brigadier-General Helm at Manchester, or beyond if General Helm has advanced from that place. But two tents to a company will be taken.

VI. [J. W.] Clark's company of cavalry, and [A. C.] Bradshaw's battalion, on duty with Brigadier-General Wood, will move at daylight to-morrow, and report to Brigadier-General Helm,at or beyond Manchester.

VII. Johnson's brigade, Cleburne's division, provided with three days' rations, including the day of starting, will be put in motion to-morrow for Wartrace. Tents will be taken in the proportion of one for every 15 men. Heavy baggage will be transported by railroad.

VIII. Brown's brigade having been ordered on special service, Polk's brigade, the next in rotation, will furnish to-morrow, for intrenchment duty, the detail called for in a late circular from these headquarters.

By command of Lieutenant-General Hardee:

[T. B. ROY,]

Chief of Staff.

Abstract from tri-monthly return of the Army of Tennessee, commanded by Major General Braxton Bragg, for April 20,. 1863; headquarters Tullahoma, Tenn.

Present for duty

Infantry Cavalry Artillery

Command. Officer Men Officer Men Offic

s s ers

Polk's corps 1,285 17,719 12 216 43

Hardee's corps 1,102 14,079 6 49 37

Cumming's brigade 148 2,600 - - -

Jackson's brigade 133 1,573 - - 7

Post Tullahoma 29 313 - - -

Artillery Reserve - - - - 20

Van Dorn's - - 418 5,283 4

cavalry corps

Wheeler's cavalry - - 648 8,393 12

corps

General Bragg's - - 6 136 -

escort

Total 2,697 36,284 1,090 14,077 123

Artillery

Command. Men. Effectiv Aggrega Aggrega Aggrega

e total te te te last

present present return

and

absent

Polk's corps 1,030 18,634 24,569 35,903 36,118

Hardee's corps 713 14,587 18,564 26,831 26,831

Cumming's brigade - 2,564 2,989 3,979 -

Jackson's brigade 128 1,677 2,798 3,567 3,498

Post Tullahoma - 299 452 616 621

Artillery Reserve 233 221 291 330 327

Van Dorn's 137 5,357 6,773 11,064 12,019

cavalry corps

Wheeler's cavalry 279 8,604 11,532 16,520 15,243

corps

General Bragg's - 135 169 201 199

escort

Total 2,520 52,078 68,137 99,011 94,856