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

Ord' red. That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House
of Representatives therein.

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

S. 26. A bill declaratory of the meaning of the second section of an



May 14, 1864.] SENATE. 37

act to reduce the currency and to authorize a new issue of notes and
bonds, approved February IT, 1864; and

S. 27. A ])ill to amend the act to levy additional taxes for the com-
mon defense and support of the Government.

Mr. Sparrow, from the C/omraittee on Military Affairs, reported

A bill (S. 28) to amend an act entitled "An act creating the office of
ensign in the Army of the Confederate States;"

which was read the first and second times and considered as in Com-
mittee of the Whole; and no amendment being- proposed, it was
reported to the Senate.

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

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved^ That it pass, and that the title thereof ])e as aforesaid.

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

Mr. Hill, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was
referred the bill (H. R. 8) to authorize the judge of the district court
for the northern district of Georgia to change the place of holding-
said court, reported it with the recommendation that it ought not to
pass.

Mr. Hill, from the same committee, also submitted a report (No. 2)
in relation to the subject.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dalton:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed a joint resolution ( H. R. 3)
providing for the appointment of a special committee of the Senate and House of
Jiepresentatives on the suljject of impressments; in which they request the concur-
rence of the Henate.

The joint resolution (H. R. 3) last mentioned was read the first
and second times and referred to the Committee on the Judiciaiy.

On motion by Mr. Burnett,

The Senate resolved into secret legislative session.

The doors having been opened,

Mr. Johnson of Arkansas submitted the following resolution; which
was considered b}' unanimous consent and agreed to:

Resohed, That the thirty-first rule of the Senate be amended by adding thereto the
following:

"A committee on the rules of the Senate, to consist of three members. But in this
instance tlie President pro tempore of the Senate shall select and appoint said com-
mittee for the period of the present Congress, any rule to the contrary notwith-
standing."

On motion by Mr. Orr,

The Senate resolved into secret legislative session.

The doors having been opened,

Mr. Johnson of Missouri (by leave) introduced

A bill (S. 29) to repeal the naturalization laws;
which was read the first and second times and referred to the Conmiit-
tee on the Judiciary.

On motion l)y Mr. Sparrow,

The Senate adjourned. ,

SECRET SESSION.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dalton:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed the bill of the Senate
(S. 16) to fix the time for the assembling of the Congress at its next regular session,



38 JOURNAL OF THE [May 14, 1864.

and to authorize the President to convene the Congress at any place other than the
seat of government, with an amendment; in which they request the concurrence of
the Senate.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of
Ilepresentatives to the bill (S. 16) last mentioned; and

Mesolved, That they concur therein.

Ordered^ That the Secretary inform the House of Representatives
thereof.

On motion by Mr. Orr, the vote on agreeing to the motion, sub-
mitted on yesterda}", to print the communication from Thomas C.
Reynolds, governor of the State of Missouri, in relation to the
vacancy existing in the representation of that State in the Confed-
erate States Senate, was reconsidered.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said motion; which was
amended and agreed to as follows:

Ordered^ That 50 copies of the communication from Thomas C.
Reynolds, governor of the State of Missouri, in relation to the vacancy
existing in the representation of that State in the Confederate States
Senate, be printed in confidence for the use of the Senate.

The Senate proceeded, as in Committee of the Whole, to the con-
sideration of the joint resolution (S. 6) to authorize the removal of
the pu])lic archiAcs and of the Executive Departments of the Govern-
ment; and no amendment being proposed, it 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 Secretar}' request the concurrence of the House
of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. Orr,

Ordered, That when the Senate adjourn to-day it l)e to meet at 12
o'clock on Monday next, unless sooner convened by tiie President
pro tempore.

On motion by Mr. Sparrow,

The Senate resolved into executive session.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

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

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, May 14, 1864'
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

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

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

War Department, Confederate States of America,

liichniond, May 14, 1864.
Sir: T have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in tlie Provisional Army of the Confederate States of Amerita:

Lieutenant-general.

Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor, of I^ouisiana, to be lieutenant-general in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States of America, to rank from April 8, 1864.



May U, 1864.] SENATE. 39

Mujor-gctienil.

Brig. Gen. J. B. Gordon, of Alabama, to be major-general in tlie Provisional Army
of the Confederate Statea of America, to rank from May 14, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. A. SEDDON,

Seo'etary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson D.wis,

President, etc.

The Senate proceeded to consider the nomination of Brio-. Gen. J. B.
Gordon, of Alal)ama, to be major-general; and in concurrence there-
with, it was

I^esolved., That the Senate advise and consent to his appointment,
ag-reeabh' to the nomination of the President.

Executive Department, RicJmwnd, May S, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate Slates:

Agreeal)ly to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate D. G. Purse,
of Georgia, to be military storekeeper of engineers, with rank of captain of infantry,
under act approved February 17, 1864.

JEFFEESON DAVIS.

War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, May 8, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of D. G. Purse, of Georgia,
to he military storekeeper of engineers, with rank of captain of infantry in the Pro-
visional Army of the Confederate States of America (under act approved February
17, 1864), to date from March 24, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered., That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, May 14, 18(14.
To tJie Senate of tlie Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Col. B. D.
Fry, of Alabama, to be brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Confederate
States of America.

JEFFEESON DAVIS.

War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, May 11, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Col. B. D. Fry, of Alabama,
to be brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America,
to rank from date of confirmation.

I am, sir, respectfullv, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered,, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, May 11, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the ofhcers
on the accompanying list to the rank affixed to their names, respectivelv.

JEFFEESON DAVIS.



40 JOUKNAL OF THE [May 14, 1864.

No. 8.] War Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, May 7, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

engineers.

Colonel.

A. L. Rives, of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.

Lieutenant-colonels.

John J. Clarke, of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
John A. William.';, of Texas, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
M. Meriwether, of Tennessee, to take rank from March 17, 1864.

Majors.

George B. Pickett, of Kentucky, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
Conway R. Howard, of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
William F. Fostci-, of Tennessee, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
Samuel R. Johnston, of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.

Captains.

F. Y. Dabney, of Mississippi, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
Henry C. Force, of Alabama, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
D. G. Campbell, of Alabama, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
Henry J. Rogers, of Mimiesota, to take rank from Marcli 17, 1864.
W. D. Stuart, of Nortli Carolina, to take rank from JNIarch 17, 1864.
W. (\. Bender, of Maryland, to taki^ rank from March 17, 1864.

J. W. Smith, of Virginia, to take rank fntm Marcb 17, 1864.

G. H. llazleluirst, of (ieorgia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.

C. M. Randoipb, of North Carolina, to take rank from April 2, 1864.
F. Gardner, of Alabama, to take rank from April 2, 1864.

First lieutenants.

L. A. Dade, of Virginia, to take rank from IVIarch 17, 1864.

D. E. Henderson, of Virginia, to take rank from IShirch 17, 1864.
M. B. Grant, of (ieorgia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.

P. C Johnson, of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
J. M. Freret, of Louisiana, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
K. A. Ford, of Mississi])j)i, to take rank from ]\Iarcli 17, 1864.
H. B. Cozzens, of ^lississiiipi, to take rank from March 17, 1S64.
T. R. Price, jr., of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
J. M. Fairbanks, of Flori<la, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
B. T.,. Blackford, of Virginia, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
F. R. R. Smith, of Tennessee, to take rank from INIarcli 17, 1864.
J. M. Couper, of Georgia, to take rank from April 2, 1864.

D. W. Currie, of North Carolina, to take rank from April 2, 1864.
George R. !\lcRee, of (ieorgia, to take rank from .\))ril 2, 1864.
James A. Corry, of Georgia, to take rank from Aijril2, 1864.

Second lieutenants.

E. J. White, of South Carolina, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
H. M. Graves, of Maryland, to take rank from March 17, 18()4.
John C. Gilmer, of North Can)lina, to tak«' rank from .March 17, 18()4.
W. K. Park, of Virginia, to take rank from Marcli 17, 1864.

F. M. Hall, of Soutli Carolina, to take rank from March 17, 1864.
M. M. Farrow, of South Carolina, to take rank from .April 2, 1864.
M. S. Elliott, of South Carolina, to take rank from .\i>ri! 2, 1864.
Charles McCalley, of Texas, to take rank from April 2, 1864.



May 14, 1864.] SENATE. 41

J. N. Turner, of North Carolina, to take rank from April 2, 1864.
G. H. Browne, of Georgia, to take rank from April 2, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant, *

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Militar}^ Affairs.

Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Bichpiond, May 11, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying li.st to tlie lank affixed to their names, resjjectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 10.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

liichmond, May 7, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nonnnations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

Military secretary, colonel of cavalry.

J. B. Sale, of Mississippi, for duty as military secretary to Gen. B. Bragg, to rank
from March 15, 1864.

Aids-de-camp, majors of cavalry.

Towson Ellis, of Louisiana, for duty as aid-de-camp to Gen. B. Bragg; Francis S.
Parker, of South Carolina, for dutv as aid-de-camp to Gen. B. Bragg; to rank from
February 25, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To Plis Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Executive Department, Riclnnond, ihiy 11, 1864.
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 rank affixed to their names, respec^tively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 11.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

liichmond, May 8, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for promotion in
the Provisional Army of the Confederate States (jf America:

Colonels.

Lieut. Col. S. E. Baker, of Mississippi, to be colonel Sixteenth Mississippi Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Posey, promoted, to rank from December 20, 1862.

Lieut. Col. D. N. Moody, of INIississippi, to be colonel Twenty-first Mississippi
Regiment, vice Colonel Brandon, resigned, to rank from October 28, 1863.

Lieut. Col. P. Brent, of Mississippi, to be colonel Thirty-eiglith Mississippi Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Adams, resigned, to rank from September 24, 1862.

Lieut. Col. S. H. Walkup, of North Carolina, to be colonel Forty-eighth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Colonel Hill, died, to rank from December 4, 1863.

Lieut. Col. W. L. Saunders, of North Carolina, to be colonel Forty-sixth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Colonel Hall, resigne<l, to rank from December 31, 1863.

Lieut. Col. James S. Gholston, of (Tcorgia, to be colonel Sixteenth (Teorgia Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Bryan, promoted, to rank from November 29, 1863.



42 JOUENAL OV THE [May 14, 1864.

Lieut. Col. C. C. Sanders, of Georgia, to be colonel Twenty-fourth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Colonel McMillan, resigned, to rank from January 9, 1864.

Lieut. Col. C. R. Fontaine, of Virginia, to be colonel Fifty-seventh Virginia Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Magruder, died, to rank from July 5, 1863.

Lieut. Col. James W. Moss, of Kentucky, to be colonel Second Kentucky Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Johnston, resigned, to rank from October 19, 1863.

Lieut. Col. D. W. Jones, of Texas, to be colonel Ninth Texas Cavalry Regiment,
vice Colonel Townes, resigned, to rank from March 30, 1863.

Lieut. Col. W. L. Eakin, of Tennessee, to be colonel Fifty-ninth Tennessee Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Cooke, resigned, to rank from March 19, 1863.

Lieut. Col. S. K. McSpadden, of Alabama, to be colonel Nineteenth Alabama Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Wheeler, promoted, to rank from October 30, 1862.

Lieut. Col. William .A. Stowe, of North Carolina, to be colonel Sixteenth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Col. J. S. McElroy, resigned, to rank from December 8, 1863.

Lieut. Col. C. W. McCreary, of South Carolina, to be colonel First South Carolina
Regiment, vice Colonel Hamilton, resigned, to rank from January 4, 1864.

Lieut. Col. E. Capers, of South Carolina, to be colonel Twenty-fourth South Caro-
lina Regiment, vice Colonel Stevens, promoted, to rank from January 20, 1864.

Lieut. Col. Thomas N. Adaire, of Mississippi, to be colonel Fourth Mississippi Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Layton, resigned, to rank from July 16, 1863.

Lieut. Col. M. INIagevney, of Teimessee, to be colonel One hundred and fifty-fourth
Tennessee Regiment, vice Colonel Fitzgerald, died, to rank from August 30, 1862.

Lieut. Col. R. P. IMcKelvaine, of Mississippi, to be colonel Twenty-fourtii ]\Iissis-
sippi Regiment, vice Colonel Dowd, resigned, to rank from January 19, 1864.

Lieut. Col. T. J. Hardin, of Mississippi, to be colonel Nineteenth Mississijipi Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Harris, promoted, to rank from January 20, 1864.

Lieut. Col. T. B. Lamar, of Florida, to be colonel Fifth Florida Regiment, vice
Colonel Ilateley, resigned, to rank from July 6, 1863.

Lieut. Col. J. C. Phillips, of Virginia, to be colonel Thirteenth Virginia Cavalry
Regiment, vice Colonel Chand)liss, j)romoted, to rank from December 19, 1863.

IJeut. Col. W. S. McLeniore, of Tennes.see, to l)e colonel Fourth Tennessee Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Starnes, died, to rank from February 25, 18()4.

Lieut. Col. W. L. J. Lowrance, of North Carolina, to be colonel Tliirty-fourth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Colonel Riddick, died, to rank from February 10, 1863.

Lieut. Col. J. B. Williams, of Mississippi, to l)e colonel Forty-lirst Mississippi
Regiment, vice Colonel Hearn, resigned, to rank from March 1, 1864.

Lieut. Col. Jos. Armstrong, of Georgia, to be colonel Eighteenth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Colonel Ruff, killed, to rank from January 6, 1864.

Lieut. Col. M. P.. Harris, of Mississippi, to be colonel Twelfth Mississippi Regi-
ment, vice C'Olonel Taylor, dropped, to rank from March 19, 1864.

Lieut. Col. A. A. Lowther, of Alabama, to be colonel Fifteenth Alabama Regiment,
vice Colonel Cantey, promoted, to rank from April 28, 1863.

Lieut. Col. W. L. L. Bowen, of Florida, to be colonel Fourth Florida Regiment,
vice Colonel Hunt, killed, to rank from September 2, 1862.

Lieut. Col. E. Warlield, of Arkansas, to be colonel Second Arkansas Regiment,
vice Colonel Govan, promoted, to rank from December 29, 1863.

Lieut. ( ol. C. C. Blacknall, of North Carolina, to be colonel Twenty-third North
Carolina Regiment, vice Colonel Johnston, promoted, to rank from September 1, 1863.

Lieittawrit-coIo7iels.

Maj. B. S. Profiitt, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-ninth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Creasman, promoted, to rank from March
16, 1863.

Maj. W. D. La F. Craig, of Texas, to be lieutenant-colonel Tenth Texas Cavalry
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Earp, j)romote(l, to rank from March 20, 1863.

Maj. A. M. Feitus, of Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Sixteenth I\Iissis.sippi
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Baker, promoted, to rank from December 20, 1862.

Maj. C. Sykes, of Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel P'orty-third Mississij)pi Regi-
ment, viie I>ieutenant-Colonel Harrison, promoted, to rank irom November 9, 1862.

Maj. G. A. C. Holt, of Kentucky, to be lieutenant-colonel Third Kentucky Regi-
ment, vi».'e Lieutenant-Colonel Bowman, resigned, to rank from August 30, 1863.

Maj. J. N. Chandler, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-fourth Georgia
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel McMillan, resigned, to rank from January 5, 1864.

Maj. W. W. Wier, of ^Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Thirty-seventh Missis-
sippi Regiment, vice I^ieuteuaut-Colonel Patton, resigned, to rank from Januarv 26,
1864.



May 14, 1864.] SENATE. 43

Maj. W. L. Keirn, of Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Thirty-eighth Mississippi
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Brent, promoted, to rank from September 24, 1862.

Maj. A. A. Hill, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-eighth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Walkup, promoted, to rank from
December 4, 1 8(33.

Maj. A. C. McAlister, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-sixth
North Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Saunders, promoted, to rank from
December 31, 1863.

Maj. John Sims, of Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-first Mississippi
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Moody, promoted, to rank from October 28,
1863.

Maj. J. Hamilton, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Phillips Legion, vice Lieu-
tenant-Colonel Barclay, resigned, to rank from December 31, 1863.

Maj. J. P. Fitzgerald, of Virginia, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-third Virginia
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Walton, killed, to rank from November 27, 1863.

Maj. W. P. Crawford, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-eighth Georgia
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Cain, resigned, to rank from January 20, 1864.

Maj. L. B. Pardue, of Missi!-\sippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Seventh Mississippi
Battalion, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Rosser, transferred, to rank from January 2, 1863.

Maj. R. G. Kelsey, of Mississipjn, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-fourth Missis-
sippi Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Thompson, killed, t(» rank from September
*20, 1863.

Maj. J. P. Brown, of Tennessee, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifty-ninth Tennessee
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Eakin, ])romoted, to rank from INlarch 19, 1863.

Maj. B. E. Stiles, of (Jeoi'gia, to be lieutenant-colonel Sixteenth Georgia Regiment,
vice Lieutenant-Colonel (itholston, promoted, to rank from November 29, 1862.

Maj. W. P. Shooter, of South Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel First South Caro-
lina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel McCrearv, promoted, to rank from January
4, 1864."

Maj. W. L. Davidson, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Seventh North
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Hill, killed, to rank from May 3, 1863.

Maj. W. jM. Arnold, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Sixth Georgia Regiment,
vice Lieutenant-Colonel Ander.son, resigned, to rank from January 20, 1864.

Maj. W. H. Wylly, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-fifth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Winn, promoted, to rank from November 16, 1863.

Maj. R. W. Phipps, of Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Nineteenth Mississippi
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Hardin, promoted, to rank from January 20,
1864.

Maj. W. S. Phillips, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-seventh Georgia
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colimel C'one, resigned, to rank from August 30, 1863.

Maj. J. S. Jones, of South Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Twenty-fourth South
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Capers, promoted, to rank from January
20, 1864.

Maj. A. J. Cloud, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Sixteenth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Lee, resigned, to rank from Januarv 27,
1864.

Maj. J. "\^^ Carter, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-fifth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Grice, resigned, to rank from March 17, 1864.

Maj. B. F. Little, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifty-second North
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Richardson, killed, to rank from July
3, 1863.

Maj. J. C. Francis, of Alabama, to be lieutenant-colonel Thirtieth Alabama Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Patterson, resigned, to rank from Januar}' 28, 1864.

Maj. G. R. Kimbrough, of Alabama, to be lieutenant-colonel Nineteenth Alabama
R-egiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel McSpadden, promoted, to rank from October 30,
1862.

Maj. L. Hodges, of Mississippi, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-first ]Mississipi)i
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Williams, promoted, to rank from March 1, 1864.

Maj. E. M. Morrison, of Virginia, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifteenth Virginia Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Tucker, died, to rank from January 24, 1863.

Maj. F. E. P. Stafford, of Tennessee, to be lieutenant-colonel Thirty-first Tennessee
Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Hudson, died, to rank from November 20, 1862.

Maj. F. M. Ford, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Eighteenth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart, resigned, to rank from March 25, 1864.

Maj. I. B. Feagin, of Alabama, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifteenth Alabama Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Treutlin, resigned, to rank from April 28, 1863.

Maj. J. S. Brooks, of North Carolina, to be lieutenant-colonel Twentieth North



44 JOURNAL OF THE [May 14, 1864. .

Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Slough, resigned, to rank from Novem-
ber 2, 1863.

Maj. J. T. Jordan, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-ninth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Pate, resigned, to rank from February 23, 1864.

Maj. William H. Ramsey, of Virginia, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifty-seventh Vir-
ginia Regiment, vice Lieutenant-Colonel Fontaine, promoted, to rank from July 5,



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