War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0813 Chapter LI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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Provisions, and any cattle you may have, up the Shinbone road to La Fayette, and you will take all other wagons, the pontoon train, and artillery to Jacksonville, and beyond that point should it become necessary for their safety.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF Miss. AND EAST LA., Numbers 4.

Jackson, Miss., October 11, 1864.

I. The following officers of the staff are announced:

First Lieutenant Ed. D. Woodlief, First Louisiana Artillery, acting assistant adjutant-general.

Major J. P. Carr, commissary department, as chief commissary.

Major J. L. McCluer, quartermaster's department, as chief quartermaster.

By command of Major General Frank. Gardner;

ALCEE DUPRE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI AND EAST LOUISIANA,

Jackson, Miss., October 11, 1864.

Brigadier General J. R. CHALMERS,

Oxford, Miss.:

GENERAL: I am directed by the major-general commanding to say to you that Lieutenant-General Taylor has given him orders that Mabry's brigade should be ordered back to this vicinity, as it is important, on account of the enemy's raids to the southward, to increase the force here as much and as rapidly as possible. You will report when this brigade can be sent.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ALCEE DUPRE,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

JACKSON, October 11, 1864.

Brigadier-General CHALMERS:

By direction of Lieutenant-General Taylor you will report immediately to Major-General Forrest with every available man you have beyond a sufficient force to guard the front.

FRANK. GARDNER,

Major-General.

[OCTOBER 11, 1864. -For Vaughn to Johnston, relating to operations in East Tennessee, &c., see Part I, p. 565.]

TAYLORSVILLE, JohnSON COUNTY, TENN.,

October 12, 1864.

Major General J. C. BRECKINRIDGE,

Commanding, &c., or

ANY OTHER COMMANDER OF CONFEDERATE FORCES:

The undersigners, citizens of Johnson County, Tenn., and Southern men, in behalf of themselves and others, respectfully represent: That