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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 53 (Supplements)
Page 226 S. C., S. GA., MID. & E. FLA., & WEST. N. C. Chapter LXV.

having myself no preferences to recommend. I shall fully report all progress to Your Excellency as it may occur, and have the honor to remain,

Your Excellency's obedient servant,

R. F. FLOYD,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]


SPECIAL ORDERS,
HDQRS. PROVISIONAL FORCES, C. S., DEPT. OF MIDDLE AND EASTERN FLORIDA, Numbers 90.
Sanderson, March 10, 1862.

Captain Buckman, First Florida Battalion, with his company, is hereby charged with the special duty of removing the iron from the track of the Florida Railroad and the Jacksonv ille railroad as soon as the trains on the latter shall cease running. The iron will be transported to the junction of the Tallahassee railroad and will be transported to the junction of the Tallahassee railroad and the proposed Georgia connection; the cross ties, &c., burnt. Captain Hickman, assistant quarteermaster, will furnish the transportation.

By order of General Trapier:

R. H. ANDERSON,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.] SPECIAL ORDERS,
HDQRS. PROVISIONAL FORCES, DEPT. OF MIDDLE AND EASTERN FLORIDA, Numbers 108.
Tallahassee, March 18, 1862.

Special Orders, Numbers 90, is hereby modififed as follows: The iron from the Florida Railroad will not be taken up south of Callahan, and all the iron removed from this road will be placed at Baldwin. The iron from the Jacksonvilleroad will be placed at Lake City.

By order of General Trapier:

R. H. ANDERSON,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NOTE.-The foregoing order is in progress of execution by Captain Lesley, substituted for Captain Buckman, to whom the Order, Numbers 90, was directed.

[Indorsement.]

APRIL 12, 1862.

By the influence of Honorable David L. Yulee and General Joseph Finegan, an injunction was obtained from a circuit judge to arrest the work. Messrs. Yulee and Finegan have endeavored to interpose many obstacles.

JOHN MILTON.

[Inclosure Numbers 3.]


HEADQUARTERS,
Tallahassee, March 24, 1862.

Brigadier General RICHARD F. FLOYD:

SIR: The order issued by General Lee, which was believed to be to evacuate East, South, and Middle Florida, has been countermanded-revoked. The President and Secretary of War will afford all possible facilities for the defense of Florida, and to recover positions which are important to general defense. I issue a proclamation immediately making known this fact-to counteract any injury from your proclamation of the 19th instant. The arms and ammunition which may be brought


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