OR, Series 1, Vol. 24, Part 3, Page 659

Hdqrs. Forrest's Cavalry Corps
At Judge Harris' Residence
March 9, 1863 -- 12:30 p.m.
Brig. Gen. Frank C. Armstrong
Comdg. &c
Tupelo, Miss.
   The major-general commanding directs that in the event you do not receive orders to the contrary, that you will move to-morrow morning at daylight with your entire command, the three locomotives and trains, back to Verona {on the Mobile & Ohio RR}, where the Major-General will meet you.
   Captain [J. W.] Morton, jr., has been ordered to place his battery, harness, &c., by General Jackson's order, on the cars. The horses will go through by dirt road. The major-general will be at Verona to-night, and should any dispatches arrive, you will forward them to Verona.
   The enemy are reported at Ripley. General Jackson will remain with his command at this place to-night. The major-general will go down on the train with you to-morrow morning from Verona.
J. P. Strange
Assistant Adjutant-General