War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0504 S. C., FLA., AND ON THE GA. COAST. Chapter XLVII.

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CHARLESTON, S. C., May 24, 1864.

Brigadier General THOMAS JORDAN,

Pocotaligo, S. C.:

Colonel Anderson's regiment has been ordered to Georgia, and will proceed by highway, via Atlanta, and report to General Johnston. Hold the regiment in readiness to move. General Gilmer will give formal orders.

By command:

H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 120.

Richmond, May 24, 1864.

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XXIII. Thomas T. Long, aide-de-camp, having been specially assigned to the duty of visiting troops from Florida, in the armies of the Confederate States, with a view of procuring information concerning deceased soldiers from that State, and of obtaining from the officers in command of companies final statements of deceased soldiers to be filed in the Second Auditor's Office to facilitate the settlement of such claims, commanders of armies, in which Florida troops may be serving, are requested to afford him such facilities in the discharge of his duties as may not conflict with the interests of the service.

The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation, and he will be allowed to purchase the same rations from the subsistence departments as are sold to colonels in the field.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. C., GA., AND FLA., Numbers 143.

Charleston, S. C., May 24, 1864.

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II. In pursuance to Special Orders, Numbers 122, paragraph II, from these headquarters, the army torpedo-boat Numbers 1, with the following crew, viz, E. R. Mackay, captain; Henry Mitchell, engineer; and William Baile, assistant engineer, will proceed to attack the enemy's fleet at any time that Captain Theodore Stoney may direct.

III. In pursuance to Special Orders, Numbers 122, paragraph II, current series, from these headquarters, the army torpedo-boat Numbers 2, with the following crew, viz, W. E. Fripp, captain; J. Forbes, engineer; and H. Steward, assistant engineer, will proceed to attack the enemy's fleet at any time that Captain Theodore Stoney may direct.

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By command of Major-General James:

H. W. FEILDEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.