War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0623 Chapter XLIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 43.

Missionary Ridge, November 1, 1863.

I. Captain Le Gardeur, jr., with his officers and men, is relieved from duty in this department, and will report to General Beauregard, commanding, &c., Charleston, S. C.

By command of General Bragg:

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Numbers 87.

Missionary Ridge, November 1, 1863.

I. Colonel J. Warren Grigsby, commanding cavalry brigade, will leave in Will's Valley at least one good field officer with an effective force of 200 men, to picket and scout for the infantry of General Longstreet's corps, with instructions to report to Lieutenant-General Longstreet for instructions.

II. Colonel Grigsby will proceed with the remainder of the cavalry under his command to Spring Place.

III. While en route for Spring Place Colonel Grigsby will detach the Seventh Alabama Regiment from his command, with instructions to report to General Will. T. Martin, who has been ordered to take post somewhere between La Fayette and Dalton.

By order of Major-General Wheeler:

E. S. BURFORD,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

Abstract from morning report of Cavalry in North Mississippi, Brigadier General James R. Chalmers, C. S. Army, commanding, for November 1, 1863: headquarters Oxford, Miss.

Present for duty.

Effective Aggregate

Command. Officers. Men. total present.

present.

McCulloch's brigade. 85 776 775 986

Slemons' brigade. 81 982 982 1,261

Richardson's brigade.

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Total. 166 1,758 1,757 2,247

CONTINUATION:

Aggregate Aggregate

Command. present and Pieces of last Remarks.

absent. artillery. return.

McCulloch's brigade. 1,597 1 2,213

Slemons' brigade. 2,081 3 2,015

Richardson's brigade.

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No

report.

Total. 3,678 4 4,228

McCulloch's Brigade.

1st Regiment Mississippi Partisans.

12th Regiment Mississippi Cavalry.

18th Battalion Mississippi Partisans.

2nd Missouri Cavalry.

Texas Squadron.

Buckner (Mississippi) Battery.

Slemons' Brigade.

2nd Regiment Arkansas Cavalry.

3rd Regiment Mississippi State Cavalry.

7th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry.

George's Regiment Cavalry.

McLendon's (Mississippi) Battery.

Richardson's Brigade.

(No report).