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Doc. 73.-labor in Louisiana. General Banks's orders. Hbadquarters Department of the Gulf, New-Orleans, February 8, 1864. General orders, No. 23: the following general regulations are published for the information and government of all interested in the subject of compensated plantation labor, public or private, during the present year, and in continuation of the system established January thirtieth, 1863: I. The enlistment of soldiers from plantations under cultivation in this department, having been suspended by order of the Government, will not be resumed except upon direction of the same high authority. II. The Provost-Marshal General is instructed to provide for the division of parishes into police and school districts, and to organize from invalid soldiers a competent police for the preservation of order. III. Provision will be made for the establishment of a sufficient number of schools, one at least for each of the police and school districts, for the
Doc. 89.-retaliation in North-Carolina. The following correspondence passed between Generals Peck and Pickett: Headquarters of the army, and District of North-Carolina, Newbern, Northcarolina, Feb. 11, 1864. Major-General Pickett, Department of Virginia and North-Carolina, Confederate Army, Petersburgh: General: I have the honor to inclose a slip cut from the Richmond Examiner, February eighth, 1864. It is styled The advance on Newbern, and appears to have been extracted from the Petersburgh Register, a paper published in the city where your headquarters are located. Your attention is particularly invited to that paragraph which states that Colonel Shaw was shot dead by a negro soldier from the other side of the river, which he was spanning with a pontoon-bridge, and that the negro was watched and followed, taken, and hanged after the action at Thomuasville. The advance on. Newbern.--The Petersburgh Register gives the following additional facts of the advance on
Doc. 104.-crossing of the Rapidan. Heaquarters army of the Potomac, Monday, February 8, 1864. The heavy reconnaissance sent out to the Rapidan on Friday evening and Saturday morning last, returned to camp last night, having, it is asserted, accomplished the object of its mission — the exact position and probable strength of the army of North-Virginia. Had the weather been more propitious, the operations of the reconnoitring party would undoubtedly have been more extended. But, as red by two hundred, but a small proportion being among the killed. Nearly one hundred rebel prisoners were sent to headquarters this morning. General Owen's official report. headquarters Third brigade, Third division, Second corps, February 8, 1864. I have the honor to report that on Saturday, the sixth instant, at seven o'clock, I marched my command in the direction of Morton's Ford, in accordance with orders received about three hours previous to that time. I arrived at the headq