War of the Rebellion: Serial 066 Page 0595 Chapter XLVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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CONFEDERATE SIGNAL MESSAGES.*

JULY 26, 1864-11.30 a. m.

Colonel BUTLER:

How many men in Company B? --. Boats ---- to-night.

M. A. PRINGLE.

Fort Johnson to 11.

JULY 27, 1864-9.15 a. m.

There is a cluster of steamers outside. She may be amongst them. I cannot see her.

S.

Fort Johnson to 11.

JULY 27, 1864-9.25 a.m .

Cannot see her; will keep a lookout for her and let you know.

S.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 176.

Richmond, July 27, 1864.

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XIII. Major H. R. Teasdale, quartermaster, &c., will relieve Major E. C. Simkins as chief quartermaster of the District of Florida. Major Simkins, on being relieved, is assigned to duty as chief quartermaster of Sub-District Numbers 1. Florida, and will report to Colonel Caraway Smith, commanding, &c.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

SAML. W. MELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MILITARY DIST. OF FLORIDA, Numbers 32.

Lake City, July 27, 1864.

Ordered from this command as unexpectedly as he was ordered to it, the undersigned leaves this for a more active field of duty, and trusts that the recollections entertained of him by the troops of his late command may be as pleasant as those he entertains of them.

Fellow-citizens of by-gone days, fellow-soldiers of the present, I bid you farewell.

PATTON ANDERSON,

Major-General.

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*Intercepted by Union signal officers.

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