War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0978 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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Vicksburg, June 25, 1863.

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that you issue orders to your command that none thereof hold any conversation with the enemy across the line, unless specially directed by you for specific purposes.

R. W. MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(To Generals Bowen, Forney, Smith, and Stevenson.)

SIGNAL CORPS, SMITH'S DIVISION, Post, June 25, 1863 Major General MARTIN L. SMITH:

[Intercepted.]

Commodore PORKER:

The departure takes place at 3 p. m. Can I have your permission to remain till it is over? The mortars are bursting very high.

SELFRIDGE,

Captain.

MAX. T,. DAVIDSON.

Abstract from morning report of forces present in Forney's DIVISION, Major General John H. Forney, C. S. Army, commanding, for June 25, 1863.

Present for duty.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

present.

General staff 10 --- 28

Hebert's brigade

Staff 8 --- 8

Infantry 121 1,777 2,350

Artillery 5 131 192

Moore's brigade 7 --- 61

Staff

Infantry 142 2,345 2,872

Artillery 14 399 417

Total 307 4,652 5,928

Abstract from return of the army in Mississippi under the immediate command of General Joseph E. Johnston, C. S. Army, for June 25, 1863; headquarters, Jackson, MISS.

Present for duty

Command. Office Men. Effect Aggrega Aggrega Remarks

rs. ive te te .

total. present present

. . And

absent

Breckinri 493 5,614 5,504 6,884 9,688 D. W.

dge's Adams',

DIVISION Helm's,

and

Stovall

's

brigade

s

French's 620 5,878 5,783 7,466 10,559 Evan's,

DIVISION McNair'

s, and

Maxey's

brigade

s.

Loring's 575 5,876 5,794 7,427 13,375 John

DIVISION Adams'

Buford'

s, and

Feather

ston's

brigade

s.

Walker's 604 7,445 7,344 9,571 13,452 Ector's

DIVISION,

Gist's,

Gregg's

, and

Wilson'

s

brigade

s.

Jackson's 309 3,297 3,281 4,373 6,792 Cosby's

cavalry and

DIVISION Whitfie

ld's

brigade

s

Camp of 41 154 154 247 457

direction

Reserve 15 305 294 347 424

Artillery

Total 2,657 28,569 28,154 36,315 54,747