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[Indorsement.]

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF SUBSISTENCE,

September 25, 1863.

Certified copy respectfully, furnished, Major W. H. Dameron, chief commissary of subsistence of Mississippi.

By order of Commissary-General of Subsistence:

T. G. WILLIAMS,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Commissary of Subsistence.

[Inclosure Numbers 5.]

HDQRS. VOLUNTEERS AND CONSCRIPT BUREAU,

DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE, ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI,

Marietta, Ga., September 24, 1863.

Major W. H. DAMERON,

Commissary of Subsistence:

General Pillow directs me to acknowledge the receipt of yours of 19th instant inclosing copy of telegrams to him and from the Secretary of War, &c.

He says that he received the order from Richmond and now awaits the receipt of your list to be detailed, when he will ordered the detail in compliance with the order of Secretary of War.

Respectfully,

W. VANCE THOMPSON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 6.]

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT, C. S. A.

Richmond, December 3, 1863.

Major W. H. DAMERON,

Chief Commissary of Subsistence, Mississippi:

MAJOR: The Commissary-General directs me to say that your letter of the 19th ultimo has been received, and that he approves of your active exertions in getting out sugar and hopes that the transportation may be obtained in time.

A letter was addressed to Major A. H. Cole, quartermaster, inspector general of field transportation, requesting that all the aid possible should be rendered; that at least seventy-five wagons should be placed under Captain Chrisman's control as soon as practicable. This letter has been favorably indorsed and sent to Major Paxton, quartermaster, chief of field transportation in Mississippi.

You will also please urge upon requisite for the purpose of getting render such military aid as may as subsistence supplies in other parts of Mississippi.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. G. WILLIAMS,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Commissary of Subsistence.

[Inclosure Numbers 7.]

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT, C. S. A.,

Richmond, Va., December 18, 1863.

Major W. H. DAMERON,

Chief Commissary of Subsistence, Mississippi:

MAJOR: Your letter of the 10th instant was received and referred to the Secretary of War, and he replied that General Johnston had