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[Second indorsement.]

ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

March 28, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Lieutenant-General Polk, with attention invited to the indorsement of the Secretary of War, and to Special Orders, Numbers 247, last series, from this office, a occupy of which is inclosed.

By ordered of Adjutant and Inspector General:

H. L. CLAY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS,

Demopolis, February 29, 1864.

All unattached men in this department belonging to the regiments in the Trans-Mississippi Department are ordered to report to Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Davis, Chahaba, Ala., for the purpose of being organized into a trans-Mississippi battalion.

By command of Lieutenant-General Polk:

THOS. M. JACK,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

The above circular is published for the information of all men on this side of this Mississippi River whose regiments may be in the Trans-Mississippi Department. It is important that they should report without delay. As all the Federal prisoners captured in this department captured in this department are confined at this post, it is necessary that a strong guard be immediately organized.

By ordered of Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Davis, commanding:

H. A. M. HENDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADT. AND iNSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Numbers 247. Richmond, October 17, 1864.

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IX. All Missouri soldiers not engaged service east of the Mississippi River will reported to the commanding general of the First Missouri Brigade at Demopolis, Ala.

The men belonging to military organizations west of the Mississippi River will be temporarily attached to the above-mentioned bridge. The remainder will be permanently attached.

The chief of the Conscription Bureau will order all Missourians east side of the Mississippi liable to conscription to the same brigade.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Numbers 71. Richmond, Va., March 25, 1864.

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XVI. In order to define more particularly the boundary between the geographical department of Tennessee, under General Joseph E.

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