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subordinate myself to an individual of an inferior race; and I may say, without any consiiltation, that I am fully satisfied that no other white officer in this brigade will.
We undergo humiliations and discouragements enough here, without this additional chastisement. Isolated in an uncultivated waste; cut off from all hope of the advancement incident to good conduct in other military districts, with only the sense of duty to sustain us; half armed, half clothed, insufficient in number to effect anything positive, except to prevent the Territory from being overrun and the granary of the Southwest from being destroyed, with the certainty that without the interposition of the few white troops here the Federals would soon be in Northern Texas, and that with- out our interposition the credit of whatever may be accomplished will be rendered mainly to others, and comparative injustice done us (I speak from experience, not supposition), our situation is sufficiently disagreeable without any unnecessary degradations.
CHARLES DE MORSE, Colonel, Commanding Brigade.
General Orders, ) Adjt. And Insp. General's Office,
No. 57. f Richmond, June 30, 1864.
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XI. The reserve forces of the several States are under the permanent direction and control of the general officers respectively assigned to their command by the President. Department, district, and other commanders of the active forces may have, for the time being, the direction of the military movements of such reserve forces as may be turned over to their command for service, but are forbidden to disband those forces or otherwise interfere with any matters pertaining to their permanent organizations, except with the concurrence of the general commanding the reserves of a State.
XII. When no longer required for service with the active forces, the reserve troops will be immediately turned over to the commander of reserves for the State.
XIII. General officers commanding reserves for the several States will be held responsible in all matters relating to the efficiency and permanent organization of their commands.
XIV. Leaves of absence and furloughs will not be granted to reserve troops, except by the general commanding the reserves for the States to which they belong, or in accordance with regulations prescribed in his orders; but leaves of absence and furloughs will not be granted to reserve forces serving in the field, if, in the judgment of department commanders, it be incompatible with the public safety to grant them.
8. COOPER, Adjutant and Inspector General.
Hdqrs. Confederate Forces In North. Arkansas,
June 30, 1864. Col. B. F. GORDON, Comdg. Regiment, Shelby's Brigade:
Colonel: The general commanding directs that you have your command in readiness to move immediately to the vicinity of Augusta, camping on the Jacksonport and Augusta road somewhere between Augusta and the Fitzhugh plantation where you may deem it best to graze your stock. You will, until further orders from these headquarters, be in command of all troops in the immediate neighborhood of your camp. You will use every exertion in your power to suppress jayhawking and stealing, dealing summarily with all persons who may be caught when the proof is sufficient to convict them. You will arrest all soldiers who are absent from their commands without proper passes. All passes must be approved by the brigade commanders. Soldiers who are absent without proper passes will be arrested and sent to Jacksonport, to be confined in jail until released by the brigadier-general commanding. You will picket all important approaches to your camp, also the various ferries on White River below your camp as far down as Peach Orchard Bluff, should Colonel Jacknmn have withdrawn his pickets from that line. You will shoot down all persons caught jayhawking. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
W. J. McARTHUR, Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
Abstract from return of the First Sub-District, Galveston, Bria. Gen. James M. Halves commanding, for the mouth of June, 1864; headquarters Galveston, Tex.
Abstract from return of the troops in the Second Sub-District of Texas, Col. Joseph Bates commanding, for the month of June, 1864; headquarters Camp Barnard Bee.
ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED IN THIS VOLUME.*
Adams' (George W.) Infantry. See Indiana Troops, 8th Regiment.
Adams' (James A.) Cavalry. See Missouri Troops, Union, 'Jth Regiment, State Militia.
Alexander's (Julias H.) Cavalry. See Union Troops, Colored, tilt Regiment.
Allaire's (Anthony J.) Infantry. See New York Troops, 133d Regiment.
Allen's (John D.) Infantry. See Missouri Troops, Union, 7th, Regiment, Provisional Enrolled Militia.
Allen's (John M.) Cavalry. See Kansas Troops, llth Regiment.
Alton Battalion, Infantry. See Illinois Troops.
Ames' (Nathan) Cavalry. Sue Kansas Troops, 16th Regiment.
Anderson's (Jabez J.) Infantry. See Illinois Troops, 18JA Regiment.
Anderson's (Martin) Cavalry. See Kansas Troops, llth Regiment.
Andrew County Enrolled Militia. See Missouri Troops, Union.
Arkansas Fifth Colored Infantry. See Union Troops, Colored, 112th Regiment.
Arkansas Sixth Colored Infantry. See Union Troops, Colored, H3th Regiment (Old).
Armstrong's (Fletcher E.) Artillery. See Ohio Troops, llth Battery.
Aruim's (Franz W.) Cavalry. See Iowa Troops, 3d Regiment.
Arthur's (William) Artillery. See Missouri Troops, Union, 2d Regiment, Battery G.
Ashley's (John) Artillery. Sec Illinois Troops, 2d Regiment, Battery E.
Atkins'(Robert P.) Infantry. See Union Troops, Colored, Htt/fc Regiment.
Ayers' (William) Infantry. See New Mexico Troops, 1st Regiment.
Bacon's (Edward) Heavy Artillery. See Michigan Troops, 1st Regiment.
Bacon's (George A.) Cavalry. See Illinois Troops, 15th Regiment.
Bailey's (Charles A.) Heavy Artillery. See Union Troops, Colored, 7th (KM) Regiment, Battery D.
Bailey's (George W. K.) Infantry. See Illinoit Troops, 90th Regiment.
Baker's (John W.) Infantry. See Union Troops, Veteran Reserve Corps.
Baldwin's (Ephraim C.) Cavalry. See California Troops, 1st Regiment.
Baldwin's (Horace W.) Artillery. Seo William D. McLain's Artillery, post.
Ball's (Charles M.)Heavy Artillery. See Wisconsin Troops, 1st Regiment, Battery D.
Ball's (Jackson) Infantry. See Missouri Troops, Union, 6fn Regiment, Provisional Enrolled Militia.
Ballinger's (John) Cavalry. See Missouri Troops, Union, 1st Regiment, State Militia.
Bangs' (Isaac S.) Heavy Artillery. See Union Troops, Colored, 7fh (10th) Regiment.
Barkley's (Frank) Cavalry. See Missouri Troops, Union, 1st Regiment, State Militia.
Barnes' (James) Artillery. See New York Troops, 21st Battery.
Ban's (Andrew J.) Infantry. See Missouri Troops, Union, blst Regiment, Provisional Enrolled Militia.
Barrett's (Richard) Cavalry. See Louisiana Troops, Union, 1st Regiment.
Barrett's (Theodore H.) Infantry. See Union Troops, Colored, 62d Regiment.
* References, unless otherwise indicated, are to index following.
Batiicklow s (George R.) Cavalry. See Kansas Troops, 16th Regiment.
Bates'(Joseph) Infantry. See /.../< Troops, Confederate, 13th Regiment.
Beebe's (Thomas J.) Cavalry. See Illinois Troops, 15th Regiment.
Boedicker's (Emil) Infantry. See Union Troops, Colored, 79<fc Regiment.
Buck ell's (Alfred B.) Cavalry. Seo Minnesota Troops.