The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 17, In Two Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc. Page: 815
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CHAP. XXIX.] CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.
Organization of the troops in the Department of Mississsippi and East
Louisiana, commanded by Lieut. Gen. J. C. Pemberton, December,
ARMY NORTH MISSISSIPPI.
1st Corps, Maj. Gen. M. Lovell.
2d Corps, Maj. Gen. S. Price.
Cavalry corps, Colonel Jackson.
Cavalry escort, Capt. John Bradley.
Vaughn's (Tennessee) brigade, composed
FIRST MILITARY DISTRICT.
Columbus, troops at-
White's cavalry company.
Hewlett's Battalion Partisan Rangers.
Owens' light artillery.
Rice's heavy artillery.
Thrall's heavy artillery.
Squadron of cavalry at Jackson, Miss.
SECOND MILITARY DISTRICT.
First Brigade State Troops.
28th Mississippi Cavalry (Company I).
Partisan Rangers (one company).
Ogden's command (artillery).
1st Mississippi Light Artillery.
Clinch's command (light battery).
Sterling's command (heavy artillery).
Sappers and Miners (one company).
THIRD MILITARY DISTRICT..
1st Alabama Regiment.
Daigre's cavalry (one company).
Hughes' cavalry (battalion).
Jones' cavalry (one company).
Garland's Partisan Rangers (battalion).
12th Louisiana Battalion (artillery).
English's company (artillery).
Boone's battery (light artillery).
Fenner's battery (light artillery).
Withers' battery (light artillery).
Baton Rouge forces.
Camp Moore forces.
HEADQUARTERS FORCES IN THE TRENCHES,
January 1, 1863.
Col. J. H. MORRISON,
Actg. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Dept. of the Mississippi, &ce.:
COLONEL: All quiet in front. The enemy are engaged in construct-
ing rifle-pits near the lake in front of Barton's position.
All quiet at Snyder's Mill at 5 p. m. on yesterday. The enemy had
advanced his pickets in front of Wofford's battery.
C. L. STEVENSON,
Major- General, Commanding.
JACKSON, January -- 1863.
[Lieut. Gen. J. C. PEMBERTON:]
GENERAL: I respectfully request you to communicate to me the sub-
stance of all the orders you may give for movement of troops, and as
much as practicable to confer with me before giving them. The tele-
graph will prevent loss of time. Your position at Vicksburg is most
important, however it interferes with the supervision of other parts of
the department. You are aware, I believe, that I was brought here by
the President to assist you. My great object is to do so.
Colonel Marigny reports that Banks brought about 8,000 men to
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United States. War Department. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 17, In Two Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc., book, 1887; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154627/m1/815/?q=Thrall: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.