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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 91.-General Magruder's orders. (search)
are not to be considered as violations of the assurances held out by this order, and are only here alluded to by the Commanding General to prevent a misinterpretation by his troops, with whom he shall always deal, as he has ever done, with frankness and truth. By command of Major-Gen. J. B. Magruder. E. P. Turner, Assistant Adjutant.-General. headquarters District of Texas, New-Mexico, and Arizona, Houston, Feb. 2, 1864. Special orders, No. 33. VII. It being absolutely necessary to take possession of the cisterns upon Galveston Island for the use of the troops, Mr. Thomas M. League is authorized to take control and possession of all of the said cisterns. He will permit each family to use what may be necessary for their purposes at all times, reserving a sufficient quantity for the troops. The labor necessary to carry water to the commands will be furnished by the Post-Quarter-master. By command of Major-Gen. J. B. Magruder. Edmund P. Turner, Assistant Adjutant-General.