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1862; commanding at White Hall, on Neuse River, December 16, 1862; assigned to command of S. E. Jones's Brigade, ——————, 1863, assigned to command of forces operating between Charleston and Savannah; commanding cavalry under General Hardee; commanding at John's Island. S .C, June 9, 1864; commanding cavalry forces at Honey Hill, ——————, 1865.

Thomas Lafayette Rosser, born in Campbell county, Va., October 15, 1836; captain Washington Artillery (Louisiana), July 21, 1861; lieutenant-colonel of artillery, June 16, 1862; colonel Fifth Virginia Cavalry, June 20, 1862; brigadier-general and assigned to Ashby's "Laurel" Brigade, composed of Seventh, Eleventh and Twelfth Regiments and White's Thirty-fifth Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, and Chew's Horse Artillery; major-general, November, 1864; division, "The Laurel and Payne's Brigade.

Daniel Ruggles, lieutenant-colonel, Virginia Volunteers, April 22, 1 861; brigadier-general, Virginia Volunteers, April 23, 1861, and assigned to Department of Fredericksburg; brigadier-general, August 9, 1 86 1; died at Fredericksburg. Va., June 1, 1897.

Commands—Brigade at Pensacola, Fla., composed of Ninth and Tenth Mississippi, First and Seventh Alabama Regiments, Infantry and Littlepage's Battalion of Georgia Infantry, the Quitman Battery of Light Artillery, the Vicksburg Battery of Artillery; in October, 1861, commanding troops and defenses under General Lovell; February 17, 1862, commanding brigades at Corinth, Miss., composed of Sixteenth, Seventeenth Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Louisiana Regiments Infantry, Company A. Miles's Artillery, and Higgins's Battery of Artillery; February 20, 1863, assigned to command of all troops near cut of Memphis and Charleston Railroad; commanding division, March 29, 1862, composed of the brigades of Gibson, Patton, Anderson and Colonel Pond; assigned to command of Special Department of East Louisiana and Mississippi, May 18, 1862; assigned to command of Second Division, Breckinridge's command, July 29, 1862; assigned to command of First District, Department of Mississippi, February 10, 1863, assigned to duty as commissary of prisons, March 25, 1865.

J. E. Slaughter, captain Corps of artillery, C. S. A., March 16,