The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 20, In Two Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc. Page: 399
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CHAP. XXXII.] CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.
great advantage, and will sweep the country all around. The enemy is
reported at Baird's Mills, 9 miles from Stone's River, about 8,000 strong.
This I have only by information. This morning I will start for Frank-
lin, where I expect to reach this evening. I will try to see General For-
rest at La Vergue, and consult with him.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Major and Chief Engineer Department No. 2.
HDQRS. ARTILLERY, ARMY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE,
Murfreesborough, November 11, 1862.
Lieut. Col. J. A. BUCKNER,
Assistant Adjutant-General :
COLONEL : I respectfully submit the following report of the artillery
under my command:
There are in this army eleven four-gun batteries of light artillery and
two 24-pounder rifled guns.
The following disposition has been made of the several batteries, in
pursuance to General Orders, No. 2, received from headquarters: To
the First Brigade, Colonel Hanson commanding, Captains Cobb and
Ingram have been assigned, with their batteries. To the Second Brigade,
Colonel Palmer commanding, Captain Moses and Lieutenant Anderson
have been assigned, with their batteries. To the Third Brigade, Colonel
Walker commanding, Captains Eldridge and King [Dure] have been
assigned, with their batteries. Captains Freeman and Roberts have
been assigned to General Forrest's command. The reserve artillery,
commanded by Major Montgomery, consists of Captains FerrelPl's, King's,
and Gibson's batteries.
COMPOSITION OF BATTERIES.
First Brigade.-Captain Cobb's battery, two 6-pounder guns and two
12-pounder howitzers, bronze. Captain Ingram's, two 6-pounder guns
and two 12-pounder howitzers, iron.
Second Brigade.-Captain Moses' battery, two 6-pounder guns and two
12-pounder howitzers, bronze. Lieutenant Anderson's, four 3.3-inch rifle
Third Brigade.-Captain Eldridge's battery, two 6-pounder guns and
two 12-pounder howitzers, bronze. Captain Dure's, two 6-pounder guns,
bronze, and two 3-inch rifle guns, iron.
Reserve Artillery.-Captain Ferrell, two 6-pounder guns and two 12-
pounder howitzers, bronze. Captain King, two 6-pounder guns and
two 12-pounder howitzers, bronze. Gibson's, four 6-pounder bronze
guns. In General Forrest's command, Captain Freeman's battery, two
6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers, bronze. Captain Roberts,
two 6-pounder guns and two 12 pounder howitzers, bronze.
I would most earnestly call attention to the fact that the greater por-
tion of the men are very poorly and thinly clad, and much in need of
blankets. Captains Ingram and Dure and most of Major Montgomery's
command have been supplied with horses. Captains Cobb and Eld-
ridge are much in want of a new supply, a greater portion of Captain
Cobb's having been condemned by a board of survey called for that
purpose. I would request that the quartermaster be ordered to procure
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