be brought together quicker by sending the regimental commanders for them, leaving the other field officers here to organize those who may come in from time to time. Please give me instructions on the subject.
C. L. STEVENSON.
Abstract form morning report of paroled prisoners belonging to Lieutenant-General Pemberton's command, in camp at Demopolis, August 8, 1863., Major General C. L. Stevenson, C. S. Army, commanding.
Command. Officer Men Sick. Extra Aggrega
s duty. te
General staff 3 ---- ----
Forney's 2 42 ----
Bowen's 88 954 39 26 1,107
Total 93 996 39 26 1,154
Morton, MISS., August 9, 1863
Brigadier-General CHALMERS, Panola, MISS.:
I am instructed by General Johnston to direct you to arrest all disaffected persons in your district who are openly advocating the policy of reconstruction. *
By command of General Johnston:
T. B. LAMAR,
MORTON, August 10, 1863
General S. COOPER, Richmond:
I have not received Special Orders, Numbers 184. Please telegraph me its Paragraph VIII. Special Orders, Numbers 176, only gives the line on one side of General Bragg's command, that running south to the Georgia Railroad, along the line of railroad to WEST Point, and from that place north to the Tennessee River, and down that river to its mouth.
J. E. Johnston.
RICHMOND, August 10, 1863
Colonel L. B. NORTHROP,
Commissary-General of Subsistence:
COLONEL: I was appointed commissary agent, and instructed to establish myself at Vicksburg by Major R. H. Cuney, commissary of subsistence of the Department of Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana, about the 1st December, 1862. As soon as Colonel W. A. Broadwell was informed of my appointment, he vested me with much fuller powers
*See Chalmers to Ewell, July 29, p. 1036