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ville. is at last aroused by order to unite his forces with those of General Grant. aggregate of Buell's forces in Tennessee and Kentucky. our only hope for success was to strike a sudden blow before the junction of Buell and Grant.> Looking to the evacuation of Columbus and the concentration of troops at and around Corinth, General Beauregard had ordered, early in March, the immediate collection of the requisite quantity of grain and provisions, at Union City, Humboldt, Jackson, and Henderson, in West Tennessee, and at Corinth, Grand Junction, and Iuka, in Mississippi, with the establishment of chief depots of supplies of all kinds, at Columbus, Mississippi, and Grenada. At this latter place he had endeavored to establish a percussion-cap manufactory, which he looked upon as very important, because the difficulty of procuring a proper supply of this essential part of our ammunition had become great; but he failed in his efforts to accomplish the purpose. Foreseeing also that
orced by railroad from Humboldt to Memphis and the military road from Mason's depot—twentyeight miles from Fort Pillow. III. The main body of General Polk's command is to be at Humboldt, which is central to Memphis, Jackson, Grand Junction, Henderson, Corinth, and Fort Pillow. IV. A rear guard of two (2) regiments and five hundred cavalry to be stationed at Union City. V. A battalion of infantry to be stationed at Paris, from Humboldt, with say five hundred cavalry, which, together wps now there, viz., Lea's and Browder's regiments, and stragglers collected, to be ordered by General Polk to report to General Ruggles at Corinth, forthwith. The 7th Mississippi regiment, now at Jackson, Tennessee, to be ordered by Bragg to Henderson. Organization. Three or more regiments, or about twenty-five hundred effective men, to a brigade. Two brigades to a division. To each brigade one battery of six guns, either four smooth-bore and two howitzers, or four rifles and two