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therefore, to assign the command of Northeastern Georgia to a separate officer? And I would cordially suggest the name of General Wofford in the event of his receiving his promotion to that command.

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[First indorsement.]

JANUARY 11, 1865.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL:

Is General Reynolds still commanding in Northeast Georgia? If so, send so much of this letter as relates to him (stating the author to be a gentleman of the highest character) to the general commanding, and request or removal.

J. A. S.

[Second indorsement.]

ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE.

January 17, 1865.

Respectfully referred through Major-General Cobb to Brigadier-General Reynolds. His attention is invited to the indorsement of the Secretary of War.

By command of the Secretary of War:

H. L. CLAY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Third indorsement.]

HDQRS. GEORGIA RESERVE AND MIL. DIST. OF GEORGIA,

Macon, January 31, 1865

Respectfully referred to Brigadier-General Reynolds.

His attention called to indorsement of Secretary of War to the extract. He will, as soon as possible, make a full report to these headquarters.

By command of Major General Howell Cobb;

R. J. HALLETT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Fourth indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT NORTHEAST GEORGIA.

Athens, February 13, 1865

Most respectfully returned to the Adjutant and Inspector General, through Major General Howell Cobb, with accompanying report.

I must most respectfully ask to be furnished with the name of the author. A non-compliance to so reasonable a request will certainly be treating me with a want of official courtesy, which I am sure the honorable Secretary of War would not permit to be inflicted on one who has served so long (and I hope faithfully) the Confederate States.

A. W. REYNOLDS,

Brigadier-General.

MERIDIAN, February 14, 1865 (Received 23rd.)

Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR:

Unless something is done promptly to meet the current expenses of this department it will be useless to attempt to hold the country comprising it. The immense arrearages on outstanding certified accounts,