Headquarters Department of Richmond, February 26, 1864.Respectfully forwarded at the request of Brigadier-General Barton.
Arnold Elzey, Major-General.
Headquarters, 3d March, 1864.I think it due to General Barton that a court of inquiry be granted him.
R. E. Lee, General.
Respectfully submitted to the adjutant and inspector-general.
Samuel W. Melton, Major and Assistant Adjutant-General. Organization Office, March 8, 1864.