Charles Choutard of the escort, acting as my orderly on Wednesday, displayed much gallantry and intelligence.
The army retired before daybreak on the morning of the 4th of January.
My division, moving on the Manchester road, was the rear of Hardee's corps.
The Ninth Kentucky, Forty-first Alabama, and Cobb's battery, all under the command of Colonel Hunt, formed a special rear-guard.
The enemy did not follow us.
My acknowledgments are due to Colonel J. Stoddard Johnston, Lieutenant-Colonel Brent, and Lieutenant-Colonel Garner, of General Bragg's staff, and to Major Pickett, of Lieutenant-General Hardee's staff, for services on Friday, the 2d of January.
Respectfully, your obedient servant, John C. Breckinridge, Major-General, C. S. A.
Report of Colonel R. L. Gibson.
headquarters Adams' brigade, Breckinridge's division, Hardee's corps, A. T., Tullahoma, January 11th, 1863. Colonel T. O'Hara, A. A. A. G.:
Sir: I beg leave to submit the following report of the