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Abstract from morning report of Chalmers' brigade of cavalry, Brigadier General J. R. Chalmers, C. S. Army, commanding, September 17, 1863.; camp near Abbeville.

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2nd Arkansas Cavalry, col. W. F. ---- ----

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Slemons

1st Mississippi Partisans, ---- ---- ---- ----

Lieutenant, Colonel L. B.

Hovis.

3rd Mississippi State Cavalry, ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel John McGuirk.

18th Mississippi Battalion, ---- ---- ---- ----

Major A. H. Chalmers.

2nd Mississippi Cavalry, ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel R. McCulloch.

7th Tennessee Cavalry, ---- ---- ---- ----

Lieutenant Colonel W. L.

Duckworth.

Texas Battalion, Lieutenant ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel Leonidas Willis.

New battalion, Lieutenant ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel James A. Barksdale.

McLendon's battery ---- ---- ---- ----

Total a 148 1,455 1,455 1,890

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2nd Arkansas Cavalry, col. W. F. ---- ---- ---- ----

Slemons

1st Mississippi Partisans, ---- ---- ---- ----

Lieutenant, Colonel L. B.

Hovis.

3rd Mississippi State Cavalry, ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel John McGuirk.

18th Mississippi Battalion, ---- ---- ---- ----

Major A. H. Chalmers.

2nd Mississippi Cavalry, ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel R. McCulloch.

7th Tennessee Cavalry, ---- ---- ---- ----

Lieutenant Colonel W. L.

Duckworth.

Texas Battalion, Lieutenant ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel Leonidas Willis.

New battalion, Lieutenant ---- ---- ---- ----

Colonel James A. Barksdale.

McLendon's battery ---- ---- ---- ----

Total a 3,252 3,219 1,054 31

a Attention is respectfully called to the number of unarmed men.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQAURTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Missionary Ridge, September 17, 1863.

Corps commander will send their baggage trains to Chickamauga Station for supplies, &c. The general supply train cannot be used for that purpose at present.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, September 17, 1863-3 a.m.

[General POLK:]

The movements of your corps to-day are suspended; your wagons will, however, be kept loaded ready for a move at a moment's warning. The general wishes to see you at 8 a.m. to-morrow, punctually.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, La Fayette, Ga., September 17, 1863/

[General POLK:]

The headquarters of the general commanding to-night will be Leet's Mill and Tan-yard.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.