War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0658 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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duction of prices or providing for the issuing to officers rations free of charge.

Resolved, second, That while we are willing to make all needful sacrifices for the sake of thee glorious cause in which we are battling, and while we intend to endure unmurmuringly to the end all necessary hardships and privations, we feel that it is not asking too much of our Government to require subsistence at its hands as a remuneration for our services, and we hope that our action will not be viewed as dictatorial, but as an earnest appeal to the wisdom of our legislative department upon a subject which materially affects the welfare not only of ourselves but of the whole country.

Resolved, third, That a copy of these resolutions and preamble be at once forwarded, through the proper channels, to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States.

JAMES J. TURNER,

Lieutenant-Colonel Thirtieth Tennessee, President of Meeting.

T. E. BLANCHARD,

Captain Company B, Thirty-seventh Georgia, Secretary.

Schedule of prices.

Articles. Price. Articles. Price.

Bacon... per pound $ 2.20 Salt... per pound $ 0.30

Beef.....do... .75 Clothing:

Lard.....do... 2.20 Coats 350.00

Molasses.per gallon 6.00 Boots 250.00

Sugar....per pound 1.50 Pants 125.00

Rice.....do... .15 Hats $ 80.00-

125.00

Flour....do... .19 Shirts 50.00

Meal.....do... .06 Drawers 15.00

Vinegar..per gallon 1.10 Socks 10.00

Soap.....per pound .50

[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS BATE'S BRIGADE,

Dalton, Ga., February 3, 1864.

Approved and respectfully forwarded.

T. B. SMITH,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS BRECKINRIDGE'S DIVISION,

February 3, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded, approved.

WM. B. BATE,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

[Third indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS HINDMAN'S CORPS,

February 4, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded, approved.

I have heretofore forwarded a communication to the same effect. The pay of officers being fixed at the money value existing when the