War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0252 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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brick. While the general commanding is ready and willing to use all practicable means within the limits of propriety to add to the comfort of the officers and men of this army, he cannot permit this indiscriminate destruction. When lumber is required requisitions must be made; these requisitions, when approved by division and corps commanders, these instructions and orders will be published to your command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. GODDARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Major General G. Granger.)

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 10, 1863.

The major-general commanding directs all subsistence stores in the hands of division commissaries to be turned over at once to Captain A. D. Baker, post commissary, for equal distribution to the command. All trains loaded with subsistence stores now en route from Stevenson will report to Captain Baker, who will receipt for the stores.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

WM. McMICHAEL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 10, 1863.

Major-General THOMAS:

To-morrow being Sunday there will be no work on the fortifications. Details which have been ordered will report on Monday at the hours heretofore designated.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. McMICHAEL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Major General G. Granger.)

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 10, 1863.

Many families who are destitute of the means of subsistence, and whom we cannot afford to feed, have been granted passes and orders for transportation by our empty trains to Bridgeport and Stevenson.

All officers and others in charge of trains are directed to furnish transportation to all citizens having passes, and orders for transportation from these headquarters or from the post commander. The post quartermaster is directed to see that this order is complied with by all trains for Bridgeport and Stevenson.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.