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the brigade all came back to Blain's Cross-Roads. December twenty-sixth, remained in camp. December twenty-seventh, late in the evening, our brigade moved up the Indian Ridge road to Buffalo Creek, about a mile from Orr's Ferry, on Holston River. December twenty-eighth, sent out a scout, but soon returned; perfectly quiet. December twenty-ninth, moved about a mile, and went into camp, with brigade headquarters, at Esquire West's. Remained here till January ninth, 1864. January fifth, 1864, Lieutenant-Colonel Ward made an effort to veteranize our regiment. The boys made a very good turn-out; but finally, because we could not be mustered as cavalry, the regiment failed to veteranize. January ninth, at eight o'clock A. M., our brigade started on march, but as the weather was very cold a good many of the men dismounted, and as our horses were barefooted, our march was slow. At night we camped at Blain's Cross-Roads. January tenth, marched to within three miles of C
se who have heretofore furnished substitutes. Whereas, in the present circumstances of the country, it requires the aid of all who are able to bear arms; The Congress of the confederate States of America do enact, That no person shall be exempted from military service by reason of his having furnished a substitute; but this Act shall not be so construed as to affect persons who, though not liable to render military service, have, nevertheless, furnished substitutes. [Approved January fifth, 1864.] II. Persons rendered liable to military service, by operation of preceding Acts, are placed on the same footing with all others hitherto held liable by acts of Congress. III. Persons herein rendered liable to military service are required to report as volunteers or conscripts, without delay, to the enrolling officers; and all who delay beyond the first day of February, 1864, will be considered as having renounced the privilege of volunteering, and held for assignment accordi