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inor operations in the State
service of Mississippians outside the State
battle of Chickamauga
The return of the army which General Johnston had collected at Jackson for June 25th shows the following organization:
Division of Maj.-Gen. John C. Breckinridge—brigades of D. W. Adams, Helm and Stovall, aggregate present, 6,884.
Division of Maj.-Gen. S. G. French—brigades of N. G. Evans, McNair and Maxey, aggregate presenaway; burned corn-cribs, mills, etc., and in many instances robbed citizens of clothing and furniture.
On June 21st Lieut.-Col. R. C. Wood defeated a body of the enemy at Jones' plantation, capturing his cannon and thirty-three prisoners. On June 25th forty Federal raiders at Brookhaven, burning railroad cars, were pursued eighty-six miles by a force of thirty-five old men and boys, and captured.
These little affairs, and many more that might be collected, illustrated the fact that while th