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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), War Diary of Capt. Robert Emory Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment. January 28th, 1863January 27th, 1864. (search)
issued an order directing that furloughs be granted hereafter at rate of four to the hundred men present for duty. I had a drawing in Co. F, and Wm. Mimms drew the furlough for whom application was made. I addressed letter of inquiry to General R. H. Chilton, chief of staff, as to whether in the event an enlisted man obtained a recruit for his company, and actually mustered him in service, the commanding general would grant the man so doing a furlough of 30 days. Dec. 31, 1863. The last dre very scarce now, only half a pound of bacon per day to each man, and this irregularly. From 3/4 to a pound of flour, and no vegetables, nor coffee, nor syrup, nor indeed aught else per man. The hearty fellows get hungry. Jan. 4 and 5. Colonel Chilton, chief of General Lee's staff, answered my letter of inquiry of 29th ult., and sent me a copy of General Orders, No. 1, current series, A. N. Va., which granted furloughs to all enlisted men who actually muster in a recruit in the Army of No