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A female rebel.

headquarters district of the frontier, Fort Smith, Ark., February 17, 1864.
Special orders, No. 45:

Miss Cecilia De Jeunne, a resident of Fort Smith, having admitted to the General Commanding that she is disloyal to the Government of the United States; that she gave utterance to exclamations of joy when she heard that Major-General Blunt and all his staff were killed; that she has expressed sentiments of disloyalty [54] to the Government of the United States, at various times since the occupation of Fort Smith by the Federal forces; that she has not lived at her father's house for two years, he being a Union man; and, it not being advisable that she should be sent through our lines at present, nor reside longer at Fort Smith, or on the south side of the Arkansas River, but it being advisable that she should reside on the north side of the Arkansas; and it being desirable also that the war should not cause the separation of members of the same family more than is really necessary;

It is therefore ordered, That the said Cecilia De Jeunne leave Fort Smith to-morrow at twelve M., under charge of the Provost-Marshal, and be taken to Van Buren, and remain there until further orders; that she be restricted to the limits of her fathers residence, and to intercourse with her father's family only, all other persons being forbidden to communicate with her.

Any manifestations of disrespect to the Government and military authorities of the United States will be promptly and properly attended to.

The Provost-Marshal at Van Buren will see that this order is complied with.

By command of Brigadier-General J. M. Thayer. Wm. S. Whitten, Assistant Adjutant-General.

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