CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI STATES AND TERRITORIES,* FROM APRIL 1, 1865. TO JUNE 30, 1865.
UNION CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. +
HDQRS. DISTRICT OF MORGANZA, No. 15.
Morganza, La., April 1, 1865.
I. All trade beyond the military lines under the Treasury Regulations being suspended, no person will be allowed to pass until further orders, except for purposes connected with the service and on permit from these headquarters.
II. Civilians unconnected with the service of the Government will not be permitted to loiter about the camps, and any such person found lurking about or holding intercourse with the troops will be arrested by the nearest commanding officer and turned over to the provost-marshal.
III. The provost-marshal will send off at the earliest practicable moment all civilians not having any occupation directly connected with or of convenience to the service.
IV. In the case of citizens calling at the pickets for the purpose of sending in requests or communications, the picket officer will not allow any intercourse with the soldiers, except so far as may be necessary to make their business known. Any such persons calling under suspicious circumstances will be arrested and turned over to the provost-marshal.
By command of Brigadier-General McKean:
G. G. BENNETT,
First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 155.
Washington, April 1, 1865.
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75. Brigadier General A. N. Duffie, U. S. Volunteers, will report in person without delay to Major-General Pope, U. S. Volunteers, commanding Military Division of the Missouri, for assignment to duty.
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By order of the Secretary of War:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
*Including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indian Territory, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Texas, and the Department of the Northwest, embracing Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
+For Union and Confederate Correspondence from January 1, 1865, to March 31, 1865, see Part I.