War of the Rebellion: Serial 114 Page 0885 UNION REBELLION IN EAST TENNESSEE.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE,

OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL,

Knoxville, April 25, 1862.

The following-named persons are allowed in charge of Lieutenant Joseph H. Speed to pass out of the Confedereate States Government by way of Norfolk, Va.: Mrs. Horace Maynard and three children.

[W. M. CHURCHWELL,]

Colonel and Provost-Marshal.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE,

Knoxville, April 26, 1862.

COMMANDING OFFICER OF PRISON, Atlanta, Ga.

SIR: By direction of Major General E. Kirby Smith, commanding this military department, I have to request that you will admit into the prison in which the Union men of Tennessee are confined Mr. W. H. Malone, a gentleman who bears this communication and whose loyalty is indorsed by some of the best and most patriotic citiznes of the State. Mr. M. proposes to enslist into the army of the Confederacy such of the prisoners as may be disposed and whom he may deem reliable for service without the limits of this department. The major-general commanding heartily approves the motive which influences Mr. M. and trusts that the object he would attain will as far as possible be advanced by the authorities who have the prisoners in charge. You will release John Patterson, one of the prisoners who was by mistake sent among the number.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. L. CLAY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE,

OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL,

April 26, 1862.

Mrs. ANDRES JOHNSON.

MADAM: Your note* to Major General E. Kirby Smith has been referred to this office and I am directed respectfully to reply in order to give you more time to make your arrangements for leaving. The time is extended thirty-six hours from the delivery of this second note when the major-general hopes you will be ready to comply with his request. You can go by way of Norfolk, Va., north, or by Kingston to Nashville. Passports and an escort will be furnished for your protection.

Very respectfully,

[W. M. CHURCHWELL,]

Colonel and Provost-Marshal.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE,

OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL,

April 26, 1862.

Mrs. WILLIAM B. CARTER, Elizabethton.

MADAM: I am directed by Major General E. Kirby Smith respectfully to require that you and your family pass beyond the C. S. line in thirty-

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* Omitted as unimportant.

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