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Re: Wirt Adams command December 1863

Hi Ernest -

the below is taken from the URL given below; help it helps you out some?

y.v.o.s.,

Kenneth Byrd

"On November 23, 1863 Colonel Wirt Adams was promoted to Brigadier-General and given command of the Confederate cavalry brigade commanded by Colonel John Griffith since November 4 after Colonel John L. Logan transferred back to Arkansas. Brigadier-General Wirt Adams inherited the following commands that were under the temporary command of Colonel John Griffith: Eleventh and Seventeen Arkansas Infantry (Mounted), Fourteenth Confederate Cavalry, Ninth Louisiana Battalion, Ninth Tennessee Battalion, Stockdaleís Mississippi Battalion, Wilbournís Mississippi Battalion, and Robertís Mississippi Battery. The strength of Wirt Adamís cavalry brigade stood at 1,059 men at this time."

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