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Organization of Jackson's cavalry division, September 16, 1863.

First Brigade.

Brigadier General GEORGE B. COSBY,

4th Regiment Mississippi Cavalry, Major J. L. Harris (on detached duty.)

28th Regiment Mississippi Cavalry, Captain S. B. Cleveland.

Ballentine's (Mississippi) Cavalry, Colonel J. G. Ballentine.

Wirt Adams (Mississippi) Cavalry, Captain Robert Muldrow.

Escort Company, Lieutenant N. M. Martin.

Second Brigade.

Brigadier General J. W. WHITFIELD,

1st Texas Legion, Colonel E. R. Hawkins.

3rd Regiment Texas Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel J. S. Boggess.

9th Regiment Texas Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas G. Berry.

Clark (Missouri) Battery, Captain H. King.

Ross' Brigade.

Colonel L. S. ROSS.

1st Mississippi Cavalry, Colonel R. A. Pinson,

6th Texas Cavalry, Captain P. F. Ross.

Not Brigaded.

Division Provost Guard, Captain James Ruffin.

General Jackson's Escort, Captain W. F. Taylor.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 179

La Fayette, Ga., September 16, 1863.

All cavalrymen absent from their commands without proper authority will be dismounted. Their horses will be immediately turned over to the chief quartermaster, and the men so dismounted will be brought to these headquarters for assignment to proper commands. All officers of the army are charged and invested with the duty and power of enforcing this order.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 19.

In the Field, La Fayette, Ga.,

September 16, 1863.

I. Brigadier-General Vance, Provisional Army, is hereby assigned to the command of the Western District of North Carolina (embracing all that portion of the State west of the Blue Ridge Mountains). He will organize all troops raised in that district, both Confederate and State, and protect against raids the railroad from Knoxville to Asheville.

By command of General Bragg:

[GEORGE WM. BRENT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.