War of the Rebellion: Serial 059 Page 0612 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPT. OF ALA., MISS., AND E. LA.,

Demopolis, March 10, 1864.

All commanding officers in the field and commandants of posts will furnish Major J. C. Denis, provost-marshal-general, and his subordinate officers such military aid as may be required in the discharge of the duties of his department.

By command of Lieutenant-General Polk:

THOS M. JACK,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

RICHMOND, VA.,

March 11, 1864.

Lieutenant-General POLK,

Demopolis, Ala.:

I have submitted to the President your dispatch of the 8th. He does not desire the force you suggest, but limits his wish to that communicated in my formed dispatch.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

DEMOPOLIS, March 11, 1864.

Brigadier-General CHALMERS,

Mayhew Station:

Remain in North Mississippi until your application is answered.

THOS. M. JACK,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS,

Demopolis, Ala., March 11, 1864.

Missourians are relieved from the operation of circular dated February 29, 1864, from these headquarters, ordering all unattached men in this department belonging to the Trans-Mississippi Department to report to Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Davis, Cahaba, Ala.

All Missourians not engaged in actual service east of the Mississippi River will report to the commanding general of the First Missouri Brigade at Demopolis, Ala., in accordance with Special Orders, Numbers 247, Adjutant and Inspector and Inspector General's Office, dated Richmond, Va., October 17, 1863.

By command of Lieutenant-General Polk:

THOS. M. JACK,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS HOOD'S CORPS,

Numbers 38.

Dalton, Ga., March 11, 1864.

To avoid dangerous confusion in action, each regiment and battery will be required to bear the Confederate battle-flag.

The chief quartermaster is instructed to take immediate steps to provide the command with these colors.