War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0760 KY.,SW. VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N. ALA.,AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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MERIDIAN, October 17, 1863.

Major-General LORING,

Canton:

The order that you support Jackson with the infantry of your division was not intended to direct you as to how or where it was to be done. Of these it was supposed you would be the judge.

By command of General Johnston:

BENJ. S. EWELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MERIDIAN, October 17, 1863.

Brigadier-General JACKSON,

Via Canton:

General Loring is ordered to direct operations against the enemy and support you. Communicate with him at Canton.

By command of General Johnston:

BENJ. S. EWELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 35.

Missionary Ridge, October 17, 1863.

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II. Brigadier General W. W. Mackall with his aide-de-camp will proceed to Morton, Miss., and report to General J. E. Johnston. The quartermaster will furnish transportation.

By command of General Bragg:

[KINLOCH FALCONER,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 268.

Missionary Ridge, October 17, 1863.

I. The following changes in the organization of the army are announced:

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Second. Major-General Stevenson's division is assigned to Hill's corps.

No changes in position of troops will take place until further orders, but all reports will be made in accordance with organization.

II. Major Pollok B. Lee and Captain James Cooper, inspector general's department, are assigned to duty as inspectors of cavalry.

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By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Missionary Ridge, October 17, 1863.

Major General C. L. STEVENSON,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: Colonel Morrison, whose headquarters are at Wolf River bridge, and Colonel Dibrell, at Cleveland, have been ordered