The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 48, In Two Parts. Part 2, Correspondence, etc. Page: 931
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important that the reply should be obtained as promptly as possible,
and at once forwarded to these headquarters to be transmitted to
Washington for action.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF TEXAS,
Galveston, Tex., June 19, 1865.
Col. F. W. MOORE,
Commanding Third Brigade, Second Division:
COLONEL: By direction of the major-general commanding, you will
have the One hundred and fourteenth Ohio Volunteers and Thirty-
fourth Iowa Volunteers, under command of the senior officer, sent to
Houston to-morrow. It is desirable that the troops leave as early as
6 o'clock to-morrow morning. Captain Atwood, assistant quarter-
master, will place at your disposal the steamer Island City for trans-
portation of wagons, animals, forage, the rations the men cannot carry
on their persons, and such troops as she can carry in addition. He will
also place at your disposal a railroad train capable of taking the
required number of troops properly. Ten days' subsistence for men
and animals, six wagons and teams, and forty rounds of ammunition to
the man will be carried. The officers to command the expedition will
report at these headquarters for further instructions.
Respectfully, your obedient servant,
F. W. EMERY,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES ON THE RIO GRANDE,
Brazos Santiago, Tex., June 19, 1865.
Brig. Gen. JAMES R. SLACK,
Commanding. U. S. Forces, Clarksville, Tex.:
GENERAL: I am directed by General Steele to inform you that he
has ordered the Thirty-fifth Wisconsin Infantry and Forty-sixth U. S.
Colored Infantry to move to Clarksville and report for duty to you.
The Forty-sixth will remain under your command until the waters of
the Rio Grande have abated sufficiently to permit them to proceed to
Brownsville. As soon as the roads become passable again you will
send them on their way, reporting the same to these headquarters. In
your returns for the 20th instant you will report all these troops as the
U. S. forces at Clarksville, Tex. You will also forward a return of your
I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JOHN F. LACEY,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant- General.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,
New Orleans, June 19, 1865.
His Excellency GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA,
New Orleans, La.:
SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communi-
cation of the 10th instant, asking me to revoke all appointments made
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