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Joe --

Check Dunbar Rowland's hsitory of this regiment. This visit to Georgia lasted about six weeks --

Here are a few items from the Official Records --

RICHMOND, November 6, 1863.

General J. E. JOHNSTON:
Your telegram to the President received. Send Baldwin's brigade if you can spare it.

JAMES A. SEDDON, Secretary of War.

ENTERPRISE, November 21, 1863.

General J. E. JOHNSTON, Meridian:
Orders for Baldwin's brigade for Atlanta received. He has five regiments, with aggregate present 2,279. One of these regiments Colonel Barry is organizing at Columbus. It has 215 aggregate present. Shall it be included?


MERIDIAN, November 22, 1863.

General BRAGG, Chickamauga:
Quarles' brigade has been ordered to join you, and Baldwin's to Atlanta to report to you. They are both intended to serve in a battle only and then return.


MERIDIAN, December 3, 1863.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, Dalton:
Upon General Bragg's expectation of a battle, I ordered Quarles' brigade from Mobile and Baldwin's from Enterprise, for the emergency only.

General Bragg has informed me that the enemy has fallen back. I therefore request you to order Quarles' brigade back to Mobile, and Baldwin's to Meridian.


DALTON, December 8, 1863.

General J. E. JOHNSTON:
The following from General Cooper:
The emergency which caused Baldwin's and Quarles' brigades to be sent to you has not passed. They must [not] be sent back at this time.

W. J. HARDEE, Lieutenant-General.

Reports of General Joseph E. Johnston, C. S. Army, commanding Army of Tennessee.

On January 15 and 16, Baldwin's and Quarles' brigades returned to the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, to which they belonged.

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