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HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, April 1, 1865.

Brigadier-General TOTTEN,

Starke's Landing:

The general would like you to come up at once. He wants to see you very much. Bringing cigars into camp is strictly prohibited.

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ENGINEERS BRIGADE, April 1, 1865.

Lieutenant-Colonel CHRISTENSEN:

The Iberville is coming in with another 30-pounder Parrott battery. This is the last of the siege batteries. Shall I send it forward as soon as landed, and where? I shall come to the front as soon as I can get a horse and a wagon for transportation of my baggage, &c.

J. TOTTEN,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery and Ordnance.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, April 1, 1865.

Brigadier-General TOTTEN:

Please see my telegram of this morning to General Bailey giving directions about the distribution of the 30-pounders. Colonel Hays has sent horse and wagon as requested.

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, April 1 1865.

Brigadier-General TOTTEN,

Starke's Wharf:

General Canby asks how many of the 10-inch mortars have arrived? Colonel Hays will be instructed to send wagons, &c.

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ENGINEER BRIGADE, April 1, 1865.

Colonel CHRISTENSEN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Eight 10 inch mortars, with 800 rounds of ammunition, are being unloaded from Mustang. Please tell me before i come forward what kind of ammunition, if you know of any, is wanted in front. Answer.

J. TOTTEN,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery and Ordnance.

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