War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1053 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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RICHMOND, VA., November 21, 1864.

General R. E. LEE,

Petersburg, Va.:

If circumstances will justify it, I will be glad for you to come here, that I may confer with you at your earliest convenience.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

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RALEIGH, December 5, 1864.

Honorable J. A. SEDDON:

Having broken up my salt-works at Wilmington, you have now conscripted my hands at Saltville and stopped those there. Please inform me where North Carolina is to get salt, or how people can do without it.

Z. B. VANCE.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 87.

Richmond, Va., December 10, 1864.

I. The following Roll of Honor is published in accordance with paragraph I, General Orders, Numbers 131 (1863). It will beread to every regiment in the service at the first dress parade after its receipt:

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(Miscellaneous engagements. Jeff. Davis Legion Cavalry.)

Captain David Waldhauer, Company F, Frederick City, Md.; Second Lieutenant W. W. Gordon, Company F, Frederick City, Md.; Second Lieutenant J. McLeod Turner, Company F, Stevensburg; Second Lieutenant Joshua Thorn, Company A, Stevensburg; Private Thomas Metcalf (a), Company A, Funkstown, Md.; Private E. T. Tayloe, Company E, Fleetwood; Private M. D. Prendergast, Company F, Rappahannock River; Sergt. L. H. Clemens, Company F, Rappahannock River; Private John Robinson, Company C, Frying Pan; Private William P. Lake, Company F, Brandy Plains; Private G. N. Saussy, Company F, Frederick City, Md.; Private L. H. Clemens, Company F, Accotink River; Private F. Bird, Company F, Accotink River; Private C. H. Mann, Company F, Cold Harbor; Sergt. M. G. Prendergast, Company F, Fauquier County; Private C. H. Mann, Company F, Mine Run.

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By order:

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

a Killed in action.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

December 15, 1864.

His Excellency Z. B. VANCE,

Governor of North Carolina:

SIR: I have instructed Major J. Blair Hoge, of the Adjutant-General's Department, whom I would commend to your special consideration, to visit Raleigh and confer with the view of obtaining from you