War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0648 KY.,SW. VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N. ALA.,AND N. GA. Chapter XLIII.

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2. The number of men actually present for duty on the date of the application.

3. The number absent on furlough, stating whether of [indulgence] under this order or otherwise.

In all instances the most urgent and meritorious cases will be recommended and forwarded.

Men furloughed will be authorized to bring back stragglers and recruits. No furlough will be granted which carries permission to go within the enemy's lines or across the Mississippi.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Missionary Ridge, November 7, 1863.

The changes of organization announced in paragraph 3, Special Orders, Numbers 285, from army headquarters, will be carried into effect as early as practicable.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS,

Numbers 91.

Cleveland, Tennessee, November 7, 1863.

I. Brigadier General H. B. Davidson will detail from his command 200 men, under at least 1 field officer, to relieve the Ninth Kentucky Regiment, which is now on duty in Will's Valley. The commanding officer of these 200 men will report for instructions to the commanding officer of the infantry corps stationed on the left of our army.

II. The Ninth Kentucky, on being relieved, will report to Brigadier-General Kelly, at Cleveland, Tennessee

III. Major A. L. McAfee will report to Colonel C. H. Tyler, commanding brigade, for assignment to take command of the Sixth Confederate Battalion.

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By order of Major-General Wheeler:

E. S. BURFORD,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

MERIDIAN, November 7, 1863.

General S. COOPER:

Present for duty, 1,400 officers, 15,809 enlisted men.

Present sick, 95 officers, 1,637 enlisted men.

Absent, 1,054 officers, 14,744 enlisted men.

Extra duty, 48 officers, 1,663 enlisted men.

In arrest, 22 officers, 151 enlisted men.

Grand total, 36,623.

Nearly half the above cavalry. Sixty-one regiments, nine battalions, twelve batteries.

J. E. JOHNSTON.