Cockrell was already there, and as he was not moved, Canty's division was placed on Cockrell's right. The line remaining brigades in rear of Cockrell's brigade and Canty's division; but, inasmuch as General Hood's corps did not join or extend to Canty's right, I placed in this interval a half of Ector's brigade, holding the other higade in reserve.
Thus my division was separated by Canty's division, and Canty's troops formed a part of my cCanty's troops formed a part of my command.
Winter Park, Fla., Dec. 12, 1893. Editor Picayune.
A few days ago a friend sent to me a copy ast of Cassville and form behind the division of General Canty and Cockrell's brigade, which I did, as there was an interval between Hood's line (Hindman) and Canty, I placed there, in position, Hoskins' battery and the hand the half of Ector's in reserve, Cockrell being on Canty's left in line.
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The order placing me in command of Canty's Division has no hour date.
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