Numbers 15.-Brigadier General Julius White, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Twenty-third Army Corps.
Numbers 16.-Colonel Robert K Byrd, First Tennessee Infantry, commanding First Brigade, Fourth Division.
Numbers 17.-Lieutenant Colonel George E. Ross, Forty-fifth Ohio (mounted) Infantry.
No. 18.-Colonel Frank Wolford, First Kentucky Cavalry, commanding Cavalry Brigade (unattached.)
Numbers 19.-Colonel John W. Foster, Sixty-fifth Indiana (mounted) Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, Fourth Division.
Numbers 20.-Brigadier General James M. Shackelford, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade.
Numbers 21.-Colonel James P. T. Carter, Second Tennessee (mounted) Infantry, commanding Third Brigade.
Numbers 22.-Captain Henry M. Neil, Twenty-second Ohio Battery.
Numbers 23.-Captain Elijah W. Peck, Sixth Indiana Cavalry.
Numbers 24.- Captain William W. Buckley, Battery D, First Rhode Island Light Artillery.
Numbers 25.-Major General Samuel Jones, C. S. Army, commanding Department of Western Virginia and East Tennessee.
Numbers 26.-Brigadier General John W. Frazer, C. S. Army, commanding forces at Cumberland Gap.
Numbers 27.-Captain Rush Van Leer, Engineer Officer.
Numbers 28.-Lieutenant Hamilton Wilkins, C. S. Artillery, Acting Assistant Engineer Officer.
Numbers 29.-Lieutenant P. D. Hunter, C. S. Artillery, Ordnance Officer.
Numbers 30.- Captain J. H. Wright, Fifty-fifth Georgia Infantry.
Numbers 31.-Major B. G. McDowell, Sixty-second North Carolina Infantry.
Numbers 32.-Captain Augustus B. Cowan, Sixty-second North Carolina Infantry.
Numbers 33.-Brigadier General John S. Williams, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Brigade.
Numbers 35.-Lieutenant Colonel Milton A. Haynes, C. S. Artillery.
Numbers 36.-Colonel John M. Hughs, Twenty-fifth Tennessee Infantry.
Report of Major General Henry W. Halleck, General-in-Chief, U. S. Army.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
Washington, D. C., November 15, 1863.
SIR: In compliance with your orders, I submit the following summary of military operations since my last annual report:*
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The detaching of the Ninth Army Corps to re-enforce General Grant before Vicksburg delayed somewhat General Burnside's preparations for an active campaign in East Tennessee. The necessity, however, of co-operating with the movements of General Rosecrans compelled him to take the field without awaiting the return of this corps. His main column moved on three routes, making Kingston his objective point, which place was reached on the 1st of September. Knoxville was also occupied on the 1st [2nd] by Colonel Foster, and General Shackelford moved forward to Loudon Bridge, which was burned by the retreating enemy.
*Portion here omitted (relating to the Department of the Ohio) is printed in Series I, Vol. XXIII, Part I, p. 6.
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