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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. CAVALRY IN MISSISSIPPI,

Numbers 19.

Canton, Miss., September 22, 1863.

I. In compliance with orders from Lieutenant-General Hardee, commanding Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, Captain W. A. Hall, acting commissary of subsistence, will report to Brigadier General W. H. Jackson, for assignment to duty.

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By command of Major General S. D. LEE:

[G. W. HOLT,]

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TONES,

In the Field, near Red House, Ford, September 22, 1863.

I. Wing commanders will send to-day their ammunition-wagons to Red House Ford to be supplied.

II. Troops will have three days' cooked rations (bread), and get their transportation ready to move.

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IV. Wing commanders will immediately see that proper fords or bridges are made in the rear of their commands over the Chickamauga.

V. Wing commanders will cause to be sent in at once all captured colors, as a messenger is to be sent to carry them to Richmond. They will be labeled and properly prepared, giving as far as possible the names of the captors, with regiment and corps.

VI. Wing commanders will send in immediately a statement of their approximate loss in the late engagements, in killed, wounded, and missing. Also statement of arms, artillery, and prisoners captured.

VII. Infantry outposts of not less than two brigades will be thrown forward from each wing toward Chattanooga, as far as Mission Ridge if practicable. Chickamauga Station will be occupied by a brigade from the Right Wing.

VIII. The brigades of Generals Liddell, Walthall, and Johnson will immediately rejoin their proper divisions.

IX. The order of this date directing the brigade of General Gregg to report to General Johnston is hereby revoked.

X. Brigadier-General Ector with his brigade will report to General Johnston in Mississippi. The command will march to Ringgold, or the northern terminus of the road, and there take the cars.

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By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Red House, September 22, 1863.

The army will move upon Chattanooga at 7 a.m. to-morrow. The Right Wing by the Shallow Ford and Mission Mills roads from Chickamauga Station; the Left Wing by the Rossville road. All baggage will be left in camp.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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