War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0546 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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[Second indorsement.]

JANUARY 21, 1864.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL:

Call the attention of the commanding generals of the cavalry to this report and request their earnest attention to prevent the waste complained of.

J. A. S.,

Secretary.

[Third indorsement.]

ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

January 27, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Lieutenant-General Polk, whose attention is requested to indorsement of the Secretary of War.

By command of the Secretary of War:

H. L. CLAY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Fourth indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS,

Meridian, Miss., February 3, 1864.

Respectfully to Major-General Lee, commanding cavalry, as directed by Secretary of War.

By command of Lieutenant-General Polk:

T. F. SEVIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Numbers 8. Richmond, January 11, 1864.

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XIX. Brigadier General John Gregg, Provisional Army, Confederate States, will proceed without delay to Russellville, Tenn., and report to Lieutenant General James Longstreet, commanding. for assignment to duty with the Texas brigade of his corps.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS,

Meridian, Miss., January 11, 1864.

East Louisiana, Mississippi, and Western Tennessee, are hereby organized into two cavalry departments.

Major-General Forrest is assigned to the commands of the northern department.

The dividing line between these two cavalry departments will run so as to include in the northern department the counties of Monroe, Chickasaw, Calhoun, Yalobusha, and Tallahatchie, and that part