War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0937 Chapter XXXVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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THIRD Brigade.

Brigadier General A. BUFORD.

27th Alabama, Colonel James Jackson.

35th Alabama, Colonel Edw. Goodwin.

54th Alabama, Colonel Alpheus Baker.

55th Alabama, Colonel John Snodgrass.

9th Alabama, Colonel Isaac L. Dunlop.

3rd Kentucky,* Colonel A. P. Thompson.

7th Kentucky, colonel Ed. Crossland.

8th Kentucky,+ Colonel H. B. Lyon.

12th Louisiana, Colonel Thomas M. Scott.

3rd Missouri Cavalry,++ Lieutenant Colonel D. Todd Samuels.

Lookout (Tennessee) Artillery, Captain R. L. Barry.

Point Coupee (Louisiana) Artillery, Captain Alcide Bouanchaud.

Evans Brigade. &

Brigadier General N. G. EVANS.

17th South Carolina, Captain James Beaty.

18th South Carolina, Colonel W. H. Wallace.

22nd South Carolina, Captain A. C. Peace.

23rd South Carolina, Captain J. M. Kinloch.

26th South Carolina, Colonel A. D. Smith.

Holcombe (South Carolina) Legion, Lieutenant

Colonel W. J. Crawley.

Macbeth (South Carolina) Artillery.

Maxey's Brigade. &

Brigadier General S. B. MAXEY.

4th Louisiana, Lieutenant Colonel W. F. Pennington.

30th Louisiana (battalion), Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Shields.

42nd Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel I. N. Hulme.

46th and 55th Tennessee, Colonel A. J. Brown.

48th Tennessee, Colonel W. M. Voorhies.

49th Tennessee, Major D. A. Lynn.

53rd Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel J. R. White.

1st Texas Battalion Sharpshooters, Major James Burnet.

Louisiana Battery, Captain Charles E. Fenner.

Vicksburg, May 31, 1863.

Brigadier-General BOWEN,

Commanding DIVISION:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding desires to tender his thanks to Captain [J. W.] Barclay, Lieutenant Wilkerson, and the men under their command, for the successful accomplishment of their MISSION in burning the gunboat Cincinnati last night; as a tribute to their gallantry, he has great pleasure in presenting them with the flag captured on the occasion.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Assistant Adjutant-General.]


Captain at Mechanicsburg, MISS., May 31, 1863.

Captain [J. B.] Cumming,

Assistant Adjutant-GENERAL:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report, for the information of the major-general commanding, that Captain [T. M.] Nelson's cavalry company is off on a scout in the direction of Vicksburg, and that so soon as they can be recalled will be ordered to report to headquarters. I very much regret the necessity of having to part with Captain Nelson's company, particularly at this time. My brigade is very small, composed chiefly of


* Six companies mounted and detached.

+ Mounted and detached.

++ Of the SECOND Brigade, Bowen's DIVISION, "cut off at Baker's and temporarily attached. " A portion of the regiment in Vicksburg.

&Temporarily attached to Loring's DIVISION.