War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 1056 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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away. The money sent show the propriety of the complaint on that point. The murder of troops from Arkansas who are now in service on this side of the river is more important in connection with this letter than that of those from other trans-Mississippi States.

JEFFN. DAVIS.

[Second indorsement.]

SEPTEMBER 14, 1864.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL:

Note the President's indorsement and make the statement suggested, obtaining from Colonel Gorgas the information required as to ordnance and munitions.

J. A. S.,

Secretary.

[Third indorsement.]

ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

September 17, 1864.

Respectfully referred to chief of ordnance.

By command of Secretary of War:

JOHN W. RIELY,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Fourth indorsement.]

ORDNANCE BUREAU,

Richmond, September 24, 1864.

Respectfully returned to the honorable Secretary of War, through the Adjutant and Inspector-General's Office, with the accompanying tabular statement and remarks.

J. GORGAS,

Colonel and Chief of Ordnance.

[Fifth indorsement.]

OCTOBER 10, 1864.

Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War, with the reports called for from this office and that of the chief of ordnance.

S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

October 10, 1864.

Memorandum of information called for by the Secretary of War, under the indorsement of the President upon the letter of Governor Flanagin, of Arkansas, dated Washington, Ark., August 11, 1864.

From the records of this office it appears that the following regiments raised in the States west of the Mississippi River are now serving in the region east of that river:

From Arkansas: Infantry, the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth,