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[Sub-inclosure No. 2.]

RICHMOND, April 25, 1864.

General G. T. BEAUREGARD,

Weldon, N. C.:

Letter received. Let Third North Carolina Regiment remain until operations completed in which it is now engaged, or until it is relieved by another.

BRAXTON BRAGG.

[Sub-inclosure No. 3.]

HANCOCK'S HOUSE, May 21, 1864.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General:

By telegram of the 25th April from General Bragg I was authorized to detain Baker's cavalry until expedition against New Berne was completed. His whole regiment has not yet arrived here. So soon as the remained arrives from Petersburg, and it can be relieved by one of Dearing's regiments, it will be ordered forward. Orders for the remainder of it to be sent forward from Petersburg have already been issued. Special orders of the 19th May not yet received.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General.

[Sub-inclosure No. 4.]

PETERSBURG, May 25, 1864.

General BRAGG:

Colonel Ferebee, Fourth North Carolina Cavalry, joined my column at Kinston, N. C., as we coming from New Berne to Petersburg about May 8, I think.

JAS. DEARING,

Brigadier-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

No. 175. Richmond, July 26, 1864.

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XIX. Major A. Gordon, brigade quartermaster, Martin's brigade, is relieved from duty with the brigade and assigned to duty with the command of Brigadier General James G. Martin, in Western North Carolina.

He will report accordingly.

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XLVIII. Brigadier General John H. Winder, Provisional Army, C. S., is assigned to the command of the military prisons in the States of Georgia and Alabama, and Brigadier General W. M. Gardner, Provisional Army, C. S., to the command of the military prisons in the other States east of the Mississippi River. In reference to all matters relating to prisons and prisoners they will communicate directly with and receive orders from the Adjutant and Inspector General.

By command of the Secretary of War:

SAML. W. MELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.