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DETACHED COMMANDS.

Miller's Brigade. *

Brigadier General WILLIAM MILLER.

2nd Florida Cavalry (nine companies), Major Robert Harrison.

5th Florida Battalion (eight companies), Colonel George W. Scott.

29th Georgia Battalion (detachment),, .

Georgia Reserves (battalion),, .

Georgia Reserves (seven companies),, .

Special Cavalry Battalion (two companies).

Campbell's Siege Battery, Captain Charles G. Campbell.

Bruton's (Florida) Light Battery,, .

Kilearaese Light Artillery, Lieutenant Patrick Houstoun.

Milton Light Artillery, Company A, Captain Joseph L. Dunham.

Trapier's Brigade.

Brigadier General JAMES H. TRAPIER. +

Ward's battalion, South Carolina Reserves, Captain Lemuel A. Grice.

19th South Carolina Cavalry, Company E, Captain J. J. Steele.

German Artillery, Company B, Captain F. Melchers.

Waccamaw Artillery, Captain Mayham Ward.

Jackson's Brigade.

Brigadier General JOHN K. JACKSON.

1st Foreign Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Julius G. Trucker.

14th South Carolina Militia, Colonel D. R. Barton.

South Carolina Militia (one company),

Captain A. J. Frederick.

Onglis Artillery, Captain William E. Charles.

Post of Columbia, S. C.

Lieutenant Colonel ROBERT S. MEANS.

Post Guard, Captain Rufus D. Senn.

Provost Guard D. H. Hamilton, Jr.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 26.

Richmond, February 1, 1865.

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XIII. Major Charles S. Stringfellow, assistant adjutant-general, is assigned to duty with the command of Reserves State of North Carolina, and will at once report to Lieutenant-General Holmes, commanding, at Raleigh, N. C.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SALKEHATCHIE,

February 1, 1865.

[Major General L. MCLAWS:]

GENERAL: I have just returned from an examination of the swamp between Black Creek and the mounth of the Little Salkehatchie. I am satisfied that to cross any considerable force between the mounths of Black Creek and the Little Salkehatchie would be a work of time and labor to the enemy that would give us ample time to mass forces from the Porter houses (Fiser's old camp). I believe if the enemy

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*Subordinate commanders as reported January 20; no indicated on return for January 31, 1865. Major General Samuel Jones assigned January 11, 1865, to command of the District of Floride, but Brigadier-General Miller was exercisiing that command as late as January 26, 1865.

+Commanding January 20; actual commander not reported January 31.

68 R R-VOL XLVII, PT II.

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