War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0614 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF MISS. AND E. La., Vicksburg, February 1, 1863.

Surg. W. D. Lyles having been assigned to duty in this department as inspector of hospitals, all commanders of troops and districts and all surgeons of hospitals of the department will afford him every facility in discharging his duties.

By order of Lieutenant-General Pemberton:


Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. MISS. AND E. La., Jackson, MISS.:

GENERAL: I am directed by the lieutenant-general commanding to instruct you to direct Brigadier General John S. Bowen to proceed to Big Black Bridge, on Jackson side, select encampment for Major-General Price's DIVISION, and report the location immediately to this office.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Vicksburg, February 2, 1863.

Major THEO. Johnston, Commissary of Subsistence, Jackson:

Send corn forward more rapidly. It is much needed here now.


Major and Commissary of Subsistence.

Organization of the Cavalry Corps, Major General Earl Van Dorn, C. S. Army, commanding, February 2, 1863. *


Brigadier General W. T. MARTIN.

First Brigade.

Brigadier General GEORGE B. COSBY.

1st Mississippi.

28th Mississippi.

Ballentine's regiment.

Balch's battalion.

SECOND Brigade.

Colonel P. D. RODDEY.

Roddey's regiment.

[Other troops not designated.]


Brigadier General W. H. JACKSON.

First Brigade.

Brigadier General F. C. ARMSTRONG.

3rd Arkansas.

4th Mississippi.

1st Tennessee.

Regiment from Montgomery, Ala.

SECOND Brigade.

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3rd Texas.

6th Texas.

9th Texas.

Whitfield's [Texas] Legion.


*As reorganized by General Orders, Number 8, Headquarters Cavalry Corps, Okolona, MISS., of this date. For organization January 20, see p. 592.