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salary of the judge of the district court for the eastern district of Virginia for a limited
time; and that on the 10th instant he approved and signed an act (H. R. 241) to
fix the salaries of district judges for a limited time.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am
directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of tlieir President.

Mr. Walker (by leave) introduced the following bills; which were
severally read the first and second times and referred to the Committee
on the Judiciary:

S. 139. Bill to provide for the compensation of persons whose slaves
have been lost while in the service of the Confederate States; and

S. 140. Bill to guard against the improper constructions of the tax
laws b}' the officers charged with the execution of the same.

On motion by Mr. Hill,

Ordered, That John Wadsworth, assistant doorkeeper of the Senate,
have leave of absence until Monday, the 16th day of .January next.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was
referred the bill (S. 133) to regulate the impressment of slaves in the
State of Virginia, reported it with the recommendation that it ought
not to pass.

The Senate proceeded, as in Committee of the Whole, to the con-
sideration of the said bill; and

On motion by Mr. Sparrow,

Orde7'ed, That the further consideration thereof be postponed
indefinitely.

Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Post-Offices and Post-Roads, to
whom was referred the bill (H. R. ^QG) to amend post route No. 1649,
in the State of Georgia, reported it without amendment.

The Senate proceeded, as in Committee of the Whole, to the con-
sideration of the said 1)111; and

An amendment having been proposed to the bill by Mr. Hill,

After debate.

On motion by Mr. Orr,

Ordered, That the bill and amendment lie upon the table.

Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Post-Offices and Post-Roads, to
whom was referred the bill (S. 134) to increase the maximum rates of
compensation allowed to railroad companies for the transportation of
the mails of the Confederate States, reported it without r.mendment.

The Senate proceeded, as in Committee of the Whole, to the con-
sideration of the said bill; and



344 JOURNAL OF THE [Dee. 14, 1864.

On motion by Mr. Hill,

Ordered^ That the further consideration thereof be postponed until
to-morrow, and that it be printed.

Mr. Brown submitted the following resolution; which was consid-
ered and agreed to:

Resolved, That the Committee on Finance be instructed to inquire into the expe-
diency and propriety of extending to nonresident taxpayers in counties and districts
of country now, or which may hereafter be, in the vicinity of the enemy, a longer
time than is now allowed by law for the payment of taxes; and whether it will not
be proper to allow taxpayers, in all cases where they can not with safety, on account
of the proximitj' of the enemy, visit the counties where they have taxable property
for the purpose of paying the taxes, to pay the same to the chief collector of the
State.

The bill (H. R. 243) received this day from the House of Repre-
sentativ^es for concurrence was read the first and second times and
referred to the Committee on Finance.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the considera-
tion of the joint resolution (8. 20) relating to the manufacture of rail-
road iron and to new lines of railroad; and

On motion by Mr. Barnwell, that it be referred to the Committee on
Military Atfairs,

It was determined in the negative.

No amendment being proposed, the resolution was reported to the
Senate.

Ordered^ That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said resolution was read the third time.

Resolved^ That it pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered^ That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House
of Representatives therein.

Mr. Caporton, from the committee, reported that they had examined
and found truly enrolled

A bill (H. R. 270) to provide for the printing ordered by either
House of Congress.

The President pro tempore having signed the enrolled bill last
reported to have been examined, it was delivered to the Secretarj^ of
the Senate and by him forthwith presented to the President of the
Confederate States for his approval.

The following message was receiv^ed from the President of the Con-
federate States, by Mr. B. N. Harrison, his Secretary:

RiCHMONn, Va., Decemher 1-.^, 1864-
To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Seiri-tary of
the Treasury, showing the additional amount necessary to be appropriated to meet
the estimated expenses of the Department of Justice for the half year ending June
30, 1865.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

The message was read.

Ordered^ That it be referred to the Committee on Finance.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the considera-
tion of the bill (S. 132) to regulate the supplies of clothing to mid-
shipmen of the Navy.

On motion by Mr. Brown, to amend the bill by inserting before
"midshipmen,'" line 4, the words "passed midshipman and,"

It was determined in the affirmative.

On motion b}'^ Mr. Sparrow,



Deo. 14, 1864.] SENATE. 345

Ordered^ That the further consideration of the bill be postponed
until to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the considera-
tion of the bill (H. R. 21-i) to detine and punish conspirac}' against the
Confederate States; and

After debate.

On motion by Mr. Hunter,

The Senate resolved into executive session.

The doors having- l)een opened,

On motion ))y Mr. Hunter,

The Senate adjourned.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

The following messages were received from the President of the
Confederate States, by Mr. B. N. Harrison, his Secretary:

Executive Department, Confeder.\te St.vtes of America,

Richmond, December 13, 1864-
To the Senate of tlie Confederate States:

Agreeal)ly to the recommendation of the Secretary of War. I nominate Maj. Gen.
S. D. Lee, of Soutli C'aroUna, to l)e lieutenant-general (under act approved February
17, 1864) in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 58.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 9, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Maj. (ien. S. D. Lee, of
South Carolina, to he lieutenant-general (under act approved February 17, 1864) in
the Provisional Armv of the Confederate States of America, to rank from June 23,
1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December IS, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate Slates:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, 1 nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 59.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 9, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Armv of the Confederate States of America (under acts approved
March 6, 1861, and September 18, 1862):

Lieutenant-general.
Maj. Gen. S. B. Buckner, of Kentucky, to rank from September 20, 1864.

Major-general.
Brig. Gen. J. L. Kemper, of Virginia, to rank from September 19, 1864.

Brigadier-generals.

Col. Phil. Cook, of Georgia, to rank from August 5, 1864.

Col. W. L. Brandon, of Mississippi, to rank from June 18, 1864.

Col. L. J. < iartrell, of Georgia, to rank from August 22, 1864.

Col. Basil W. Duke, of Kentucky, to rank from September 15, 1864.



346 JOURNAL OF THE [Dec. 14, 1864.

Col. P. T. Moore, of Virginia, to rank from September 20, 1864.
Col. E. G. Lee, of Virginia, to rank from September 20, 1864.
Col. D. A. Weisiger, of Virginia, to rank from July 30, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 13, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Col. J. P.
Simms, of (jeorgia, to be brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Confed-
erate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 63.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 10, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Col. J. P. Simms, of Geor-
gia, to be brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of
America, to command brigade. Army of Northern Virginia, vice Brigadier-General
Brvan, resigned, to rank from December 8, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfullv, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,



To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.



Secretary of War.



Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 13, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate Stales:

Agreeably t<j the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 60.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 9, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

general officers, under act approved OCTOBER 13, 1862.

Major-general.

Brig. Gen. William Mahone, of Virginia, to rank from July 30, 1864.

Brigadier-generals.

Col. G. B. Hodge, of Kentucky, to rank from August 2, 1864.
Col. W. H. Stevens, of Texa-s, to rank from August 28, 1864.
Col. William MacRae, of North Carolina, to rank from November 4, 1864.
Col. W. H. Payne, of Virginia, to rank from November 1, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 13, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Col. Wil-
liam M. Browne, of Georgia, to be brigadier-general, with temporary rank (under
act approved May 31, 1864), in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of
America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.



Dec. U, 1864.] SENATE. 347

No. 69.] War DEP.\RT>rENT, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 12, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Col. William M. Browne,
of Georgia, to be brigadier-general (underact approved May 31, 1864), with temporary
rank, in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America, to command
brigade of local troops in Georgia, to rank from November 11, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

Executive Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, December 13, 1864-
To the Semite of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Col. Robert
Bullock, of Florida, to be brigadier-general, with temporary rank (under act approved
May 31, 1864), in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 64.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 10, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Col. Robert Bullock, of
Florida, to be brigadier-general, with temporary rank (under act approved May 31,
1864), in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America, to command
brigade, Armv of Tennessee, vice Brigadier-General Finlev, disabled, to rank from
Movember 29,"l864.

I am, sir, respectfully, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 13, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 57.] War Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, December 8, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

A djutants — first lieutenants.

Percy Roberts, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Third Regiment Engineer Troops (an
original vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1862.

S. McCormick, of South Carolina, to be adjutant First South Carolina Regiment
(enlisted men), (an original vacancy), to rank from June 17, 1864.

M. ]\Iyers, of Texas, t(j be adjutant Second Creek Regiment (an original vacancy),
to rank from June 15, 1864.

H. N. Browne, of South Carolina, to be adjutant Twenty-third South Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant Richardson, promoted, to rank from June 17, 1864.

Wythe B. Graham, of Virginia, to be adjutant Eighth Virginia Cavalry Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Bailey, droioped, to rank from June 20, 1864.

Sebron G. Sneed, of Texas, to be adjutant Sixth Texas Regiment, vice Lieutenant
Garland, deceased, to rank from June 18, 1864. •

Thomas T. Greene, of Alabama, to be adjutant Sixty-first Alabama Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Pollard, relieved, to rank from June 15, 1864.

J. N. Hays, of Arkansas, to be adjutant First Choctaw and Chickasaw Regiment
(an original vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1864.

Rufus R. Jones, of Texas, to be adjutant Fourteenth Texas Regiment (an original
vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1864.

John L. Stephens, of Alabama, to be adjutant Forty-third Alabama Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Henley, resigned, to rank from June 15, 1864.



348 JOURNAL OF THE [Dec. 14, 18G4.

Joseph Hunter, of Missouri, to be adjutant Eighth Missouri Cavalry Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Allen, killed, to rank from July 6, 1864.

Ed. F. Clayton, of Georgia, to be adjutant Twelfth Georgia Battalion Artillery, vice
Lieutenant Baker, killed, to rank from July 19, 1864.

J. A. M. Foute, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Twenty-sixth Tennessee Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Hickey, declined, to rank from July 18, 1864.

T. C. Moore, of Georgia, to be adjutant Fourteenth Georgia Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Taliaferro, retired, to rank from July 16, 1864.

John M. Shuford, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Seventeenth Mississippi Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Jones, killed, to rank from July 18, 1864.

John Oliver, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Sixth Mississippi Cavalry Regiment (an
original vacancy), to rank from July 15, 1864.

R. D. Murphy, of Virginia, to Ije adjutant First Virginia Cavalry Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Freaner, promoted, to rank from June 20, 1864.

Jack Sutherland, of Texas, to be adjutant Fourth Texas Regiment, vice Lieutenant
Brown, deceased, to rank from July 20, 1864.

Edward N. Everett, of Georgia, to be adjutant Eighteenth Georgia Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Patton, promoted, to rank from June 15, 1864.

C. Marshal Jones, of Virginia, to be adjutant First Virginia Battalion, vice Lieu-
tenant Marsden, deceased, to rank from July 21, 1864.

McK. Hammett, of Arkansas, to be adjutant Fifth Arkansas Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Winston, resigned, to rank from July 28, 1864.

Lewis B. Noland, of Arkansas, to l)e adjutant Third Arkansas Cavalry Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Burwell, promoted, to rank from June 15, 1864.

Roderick Ferry, of Tennessee, to l)e adjutant NiuL'teenth Tennessee Cavalry Regi-
ment (an original vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1864.

R. T. Coulter, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Fort\-ninth Tennessee Regiment (an
original vacancy), to rank from July 29, 1864.

W. A. Overton, of Kentucky, to be adjutant Second Kentucky Battalion Cavalry
(an original vacancy), to rank from July 25, 1864.

Edward I\L Jordan, of North Carolina, to be adjutant Nineteenth North Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant Worth, deceased, to rank from August 3, 1864.

H. R. Morrison, of Virginia, to l)e adjutant Twenty-sixth Virginia Battalion (an
original vacancy), to rank from August 'A, 1864.

R. D. Kathrens, of Missouri, to be ailjutant Seventh Missouri Cavalry Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Pike, killed, to rank from July 15, 1864.

S. C. Sadler, of South Car(j]ina, to be adjutant Twelfth South Carolina Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Smith, jiromoted, to rank from August 3, 1864.

S. R. Fant, of South Carolina, to be adjutant Seventeenth South Carolina Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant Connor, killed, to rank from August 3. 1864.

Andrew J. Ross, of Texas, to be adjutant Twenty-second Texas Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Holland, killed, to rank from August 2, 1864.

Reuben E. Jordan, of Alabama, to be adjutant Forty-seventh Alabama Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Keller, resigned, to rank from March 3, 1864.

H. T. Johnson, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Eighteenth Tennessee Cavalry Regi-
ment (an original vacancy), to rank from August 6, 1864.

W. E. Clayton, of Arkansas, to be adjutant Thirty-sixth Arkansas Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Quarles. promoted, to rank from June 15, 18t)4.

E. A. Manning, of Kentucky, to l)e adjutant Twelfth Kentucky Cavalry Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Morris, killed, to rank from June 15, 1864.

A. G. Hawkins, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Twentieth Tennessee Cavalry Regi-
ment (an original vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1864.

B. F. Cootes, of Virginia, to be adjutant Tenth Virginia Regiment, vice Lieutenant
Kisling, deceased, to rank from June 15, 1864.

J. C. Buffington, of Florida, to be adjutant Tenth Florida Regiment (an original
vacancy), to rank from August 12, 1864.

F. Baltzell, of Floiida, to he adjutant Eleventh Florida Regiment (an original
vacancy), to rank from Augiist 12, 1864.

F. M". Bell, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Twenty-lirst Tennessee Cavalry Regiment
(an original vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1864.

James T. Norris, of Georgia, to be adjvitant Ninth Georgia Cavalry Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Jones, killed, to rank from August 9, 1864.

F. S. Johnson, of (ieorgia, to be adjutant Forty-tifth Georgia Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant C'herry, promoted, to rank from August 16, 1864.

John H. Dobbs, of Georgia, to l)e adjutant Tenth Georgia Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Strickland, deceased, to rank from .Vugust Ki, 1864.

J<Jin 11. McKie, of Mississii>pi, to be adjutant Nineteenth Mississippi Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Peel, deceased, to rank from July 30, 1864.



Dec. 14, 1864.] SENATE. 349

Preston J. Key, of Louisiana, to be adjutant Ninth Louisiana Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Waters, killed, to rank from August 16, liS6-l.

D. R. Patterson, of North Carolina, to be adjutant First Seminole Battalion (an
original vacancjO, to rank from August 16, 1864.

Thomas S. McCay, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Seventh Mississippi Battalion
(an original vacancy), to rank from February 20, 1863.

Alex. S. ^yebl), of North Carolina, to be adjutant Forty-fourth North Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant Manly's commission revoked, to rank from August 17,
1864.

James A. Conner, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Twenty-sixth Mississippi Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant Curlee, resigned, to rank from June 15, 1864.

D. H. Boyles, of Alaliama, to be adjutant Fifty-sixth Alabama Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Sykes, promoted, to rank from August 24, 1864.

W. T. Mitchell, of Alabama, to be adjutant Thirty-lifth Alabama Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Home, deceased, to rank from August 25, 1864.

Thomas W. Clepper, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Thirty-fourth Tennessee Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant Shane, killed, to rank from August 25, 1864.

H. Hardy, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Forty-fourth Mississippi Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Odom, killeil, to rank from August 25, 1864.

E. J. Perrault, of IMississippi, to l)e adjutant Sixteenth Mississippi Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Lowe, killed, to rank from August 26, 1864.

H. H. Brogden, of Maryland, to be adjutant Thirty-seventh Virginia Battalion
Cavalry, vice Lieutenant Hall, dropped, to rank from September 2, 1864.

J. F. Wilkerson, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Twelfth Confederate Cavalry Regi-
ment (an ordinal vacancy), to rank from September 21, 1864.

James A. Wiley, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Second Mississippi Cavalry Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant Lee, declined, to rank from September 14, 1864.

A. T. Loudon, of North Carolina, to be adjutant First Regiment North Carolina
Reserves (an original vacancy), to rank from September 20, 1864.

J. W. Childress, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Fiftieth Tennessee Regiment (an
original vacancy), to rank from Septendier 21, 1864.

J. T. Quarles, of Virginia, to be adjutant First Foreign Battalion (an original
vacancy), to rank from October 19, 1864.

F. M. Vance, of Alal)ama, to be adjutant Twentieth Alabama Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Smith, promoted, to rank from October 18, 1864.

L. Campbell, of Louisiana, to be adjutant Thirteenth Louisiana Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Bein, promoted, to rank from September 21, 1864.

C. E. Grier, of North Carolina, to he adjutant Thirteenth North Carolina Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant Anderson, dropped, to rank from October 17, 1864.

George M. Rose, of North Carolina, to be adjutant Sixty-sixth North Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant .\rniistead, declined, to rank from October 18, 1864.

T. E. Pittman, of North Carolina, to be adjutant Twenty-seventh North Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant Knight, killed, to rank from September 27, 1864.

W. J. Mauldin, of Mississippi, to lie adjutant P^leventh Mississippi Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Evans, promoted, to rank from September 27, 1864.

A. D. Simons, of South Carolina, to be adjutant Twenty-seventh South Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant Smith, deceased, to rank from September 27, 1864.

S. J. Spindle, of Virginia, to be adjutant Twelfth Virginia Cavalry Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Harman, dropped, to rank from September 26, 1864.

T. E. Davis, of Virginia, to I)e adjutant Twenty-first Virginia Cavalry Regiment
(an original vacancy), to rank from September 24, 1864.

F. N. Kitchell, of Alabama, to be adjutant Forty-eighth Alabama Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Figures, killed, to rank from September 24, 1864.

Jeff. L. Savage, of Alabama, to be adjutant Thirteenth Alabama Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Rentz, deceased, to rank from Octol)er 18, 1864.

John Jameson, of Mississippi, to be adjutant Twentieth Mississippi Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Houston, resigned, to rank from October 18, 1864.

J. C. Bailey, of Kentucky, to be adjutant Fourth Kentucky Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Williams, deceased, to rank from September 27, 1864.

G. W. Cain, of Alabama, to be adjutant Fiftieth Alabama Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Buckner, killed, to rank from October 17, 1864.

H. C. Fallon, of Arkansas, to be adjutant Ninth Arkansas Regiment, vice Lieu-
tenant Dunlop, deceased, to I'ank from September 27, 1864.

F. R. Burrus, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Eighteenth Tennessee Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Douglass, deceased, to rank from October 17, 1864.

T. M. Hunt, of Texas, to be adjutant Seventeenth Texas Regiment (an original
vacancy), to rank from October 18, 1864.



850 JOURNAL OF THE [Dec. 14, 1864.

B. F. Murrell, of Arkansas, to be adjutant Thirty-second Arkansas Regiment (an
original vacancy) , to rank from October 18, 186-4.

W. W. Matthews, of Louisiana, to be adjutant Ninth Louisiana Battalion, Partisan
Rangers (an original vacancy), to rank from September 27, 1864.

James H. Wilkes, of North Carolina, to be adjutant Sixty-second North Carolina
Regiment, vice Lieutenant Haynes, appointed ensign, to rank from September 26,
1864.

John T. Hall, of Texas, to be adjutant Fourteenth Texas Cavalry Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Lane, appointed aid-de-camp, to rank from October 17, 1864.

G. P. Massingale, of Texas, to be adjutant Whitfield's Legion, vice Lieutenant
Spindle, resigned, t.o rank from October 25, 1864.

J. H. Cummins, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Ninth Tennessee Regiment (an origi-
nal vacancy), to rank from October 25, 1864.

J. A. Martin, of Tennessee, to be adjutant Twenty-ninth Tennessee Regiment, vice
Lieutenant Reynolds, resigned, to rank from October 25, 1864.

E. Harrison, of Florida, to be adjutant Second Florida Regiment, vice Lieutenant
Reid, killed, to rank from October 25, 1864.

N. H. Davis, of South Carolina, to be adjutant Fifteenth South Carolina Regiment,
vice Lieutenant Davis, appointed aid-de-camp, to rank from October 25, 1864.

F. B. Davidson, of Missouri, to l)e adjutant Tenth INIissouri Cavalry Regiment (an



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