War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0615 Chapter XLIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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rificing everything for principle, and will do good fighting. If it is clear in the morning I shall start for Mayfield, making a feint on Union City. As soon as I return Lieutenant-Colonel Lannom will start immediately to Richmond, and I am satisfied you will indorse anything I may ask of the department. I send this through by Captain Menning, who goes through to straighten Captain Meriwether's papers.

Very respectfully,


Colonel, Commanding.

Organization of the Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Braxton Bragg, C. S. Army, October 31, 1863.*


Lieutenant General JAMES LONGSTREET.


Kershaw's Brigade.

2nd South Carolina, Colonel John D. Kennedy.

3rd South Carolina, Colonel James D. Nance.

7th South Carolina, Colonel D. Wyatt Aiken.

8th South Carolina, Colonel John W. Henagan.

15th South Carolina, Colonel Joseph F. Gist.

3rd South Carolina Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel William G. Rice.

Humphreys' Brigade.

13th Mississippi, Colonel Kennon McElroy.

17th Mississippi, Colonel William D. Holder.

18th Mississippi, Colonel Thomas M. Griffin.

21st Mississippi, Colonel William L. Brandon.

Wofford's Brigade.

16th Georgia, Colonel Henry P. Thomas.

18th Georgia, Colonel S. Z. Ruff.

24th Georgia, Colonel Robert McMillan.

Cobb's Legion, Lieutenant Colonel Luther J. Glenn.

Phillips Legion, Lieutenant Colonel E. S. Barclay.

3rd Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters, Lieutenant Colonel N. L. Hutchins, jr.

Bryan's Brigade.

10th Georgia, Colonel John B. Weems.

50th Georgia, Colonel Peter McGlashan.

51st Georgia, Colonel Edward Ball.

53rd Georgia, Colonel James P. Simms.


Jenkins' Brigade.#

1st South Carolina, Colonel Franklin W. Kilpatrick.

2nd South Carolina Rifles, Colonel Thomas Thomson.

5th South Carolina, Colonel A. Coward.

6th South Carolina, Colonel John Bratton.

Hampton Legion, Colonel Martin W. Gary.

Palmetto Sharpshooters, Colonel Joseph Walker.

Robertson's Brigade.

3rd Arkansas, Colonel Van H. Manning.

1st Texas, Colonel A. T. Rainey.

4th Texas, Colonel J. C. G. Key.

5th Texas, Colonel R. M. Powell.

Law's Brigade.

4th Alabama, Colonel Pinckney D. Bowles.

15th Alabama, Colonel William C. Oates.

44th Alabama, Colonel William F. Perry.

47th Alabama, Colonel Michael J. Bulger.

48th Alabama, Colonel James L. Sheffield.

Anderson's Brigade.

7th Georgia, Colonel W. W. White.

8th Georgia, Colonel John R. Towers.

9th Georgia, Colonel Benjamin Beck.

11th Georgia, Colonel F. H. Little.

59th Georgia, Colonel Jack Brown.


*For strength at this date, see Part II, p. 656.

+Only two general officers (brigadier-generals) reported present for duty.

++Five general officers (brigadier-generals) reported present for duty. Jenkins probably in command of the division.

#Assigned by Special Orders, Numbers 216, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office.