War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 1286 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LX.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF TEXAS, &C. No. 114. Houston, April 24, 1865.

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XXX. Major General S. B. Maxey, Provisional Army, C. S., having reported for duty to these headquarters in accordance with instructions from the general commanding the Trans-Mississippi Department, is hereby assigned to the command of the infantry division, as organized by paragraph XXIII, Special Orders, No. 105, current series, from these headquarters.

By command of Major General J. B. Magruder:

EDMD. P. TURNER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HOUSTON, April 25, 1865.

Major General S. B. MAXEY,

Commanding Division:

The major-general commanding desires You to make the following disposition of the troops under Your command: Harrison's brigade will be posted in the vicinity of Harrisburg, Bee's brigade in the vicinity of Liverpool, and Robertson's brigade at Virginia Point. The chief quartermaster and chief commissary of the district will make all necessary arrangements for transportation and the supply of quartermaster and subsistence stores to the troops at the several points. The troops of Your division, now north of Harrisburg, will be assembled at that point by You without further orders. Your are requested to establish Your headquarters in the vicinity of Houston or Harrisburg.

T. M. JACK,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT,

Shreveport, April 25, 1865.

Major-General PARSONS,

Commanding Division, Collinsburg:

GENERAL: I am directed by the general commanding to say to You will order one of the brigades of Your division to Shreveport without delay. It is very desirable it should arrive here by Friday evening next.

I am, general, very respectfully, Your obedient servant,

S. S. ANDERSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF TEXAS, &C., o. 115. Houston, April 25, 1865.

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VII. In accordance with paragraph I, Special Orders, No. 97, current series, department headquarters, Brigadier General H. P. Bee, Provisional Army, C. S., is assigned to the command of the Second Brigade of Maxey's division of infantry.

VIII. The following commands will constitute a part of the Second Brigade of Maxey's division, in addition to those already designated: Twentieth Texas Dismounted Cavalry (Battalion), Major J. R. Johnson; First Battalion Texas Sharpshooters, Major James Burnet.

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By command of Major-General Magruder:

EDMUND P. TURNER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.