War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0854 KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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SHELBYVILLE, May 27, 1863.

His Excellency President DAVIS:

Breckinridge, with greater part of his division, has left for Mississippi. Another division will be immediately organized to replace his, and I desire you will appoint Brigadier General A. P. Stewart major-general, to command it.

W. J. HARDEE.

[Indorsement.]

General COOPER:

Please consider and advise.

J. D. [JEFFERSON DAVIS.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 141.

Tullahoma, May 27, 1863.

V. Colonel George St. L. Grenfell, inspector of cavalry, will forthwith report to Major General Joseph Wheeler.

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By command of General Bragg:

H. W. WALTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RICHMOND, May 27, 1863.

General BRAXTON BRAGG:

Was Brigadier-General Stewart sent with McCown's division to General Johnson in Mississippi?

S. COOPER.

SHELBYVILLE, May 28, 1863.

General S. COOPER:

General Stewart is here, having returned to the command of his brigade on the departure of McCown's division.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT Numbers 2,

Numbers 16.

Tullahoma, Tenn., May 29, 1863.

The following staff officers are announced on the staff of the general commanding for Department Numbers 2 and the Army of Tennessee, viz: Surg. E. a. Flewellen, medical director, and Major Giles M. Hillyer, acting chief commissary.

By command of General Bragg:

H. W. WALTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE, May 30, 1863-1.30 p. m.

Colonel B. W. DUKE,

En route to Sparta:

COLONEL: The following order has just been received from General Pegram:

MONTICELLO, May 30, 1863.

Colonel DUKE:

SIR: General Pegram wishes you to move to this point with the entire command,