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General Chalmers' report of operations of cavalry division on line of Memphis and Charleston R. R., from 5th to 18th October, 1863. headquarters cavalry in North Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, October 20, 1863. Colonel B. S. Ewell, Assistant Adjutant-General: Colonel — I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the forces under my command, from the 5th to the 13th instant: On the afternoon of the 3d instant, I received orders from General Johnston, through Major-General Lee, commanding cavalry in Mississippi, to move my whole command against the enemy on the line of the Memphis and Charleston railroad within four days; the principal object of the movement being explained to be to divert the attention of the enemy from a movement which General Lee was about to make in person in a different direction. To effect this object, and at the same time to annoy the enemy as much as possible, I determined to concentrate my force — consisting of my own