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CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

GENERAL ORDERS,

Numbers 19.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI,

Shreveport, La., June 15, 1863.

I. The following-named officers are announced upon the staff of the lieutenant-general commanding: Major C. E. Carr, assistant quartermaster, chief of pay department; Major W. H. Haynes, assistant quartermaster, chief of clothing bureau; Captain B. W. Marston, assistant inspector-general.

II. Major J. F. Minter, chief quartermaster Department Trans-Mississippi, having reported at these headquarters, will enter upon the duties of his office in place of Major W. H. Thomas, acting chief quartermaster, relieved.

By command of Lieutenant General E. Kirby Smith:

S. S. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI, Numbers 31.

Shreveport, La., July 25, 1863.

I. Communication with the seat of government being interrupted, all officers and agents connected with the army, on duty within the Department of Trans-Mississippi, acting under orders from Richmond, will in future receive their instructions from the department commander; all such officers and agents will report by letter to department headquarters without delay, stating the nature of the duty in which they are engaged, the authority under which they are acting, and the extent of their operations.

II. The enrollment of conscripts is solely under the direction of the Conscript Bureau, the officers thereof acting under orders from department headquarters; all other officers are therefore forbidden to enroll conscripts or recruit from persons within conscript ages, unless by special permission in writing from the department commander.

By command of Lieutenant General E. Kirby Smith:

S. S. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.