d, and placed on such fatigue duty as may be required in and about the camp, and to be held till further orders. I am, Major, respectfully, your ob't sv't, E. A. Calkins, Maj. 3d Wis. Cav. and Provost Marshal.
Office of Recruiting Commission,Department of Kansas, Leavenworth City August 18, 1862 Major E. A. Calkins, Major E. A. Calkins, Provost Marshal: Sir
--In compliance with your request, contained in your note of this date, Captain J. M. Williams, commanding the 12th regiment Kansas volunteers, (colored.) has been ordered to receive, guard, and discipline such prisoners as you may send to his camp.
For your information, I enclose a copy of said orders. olunteers, (colored,) is hereby directed to receive into the camp of said regiment, and strictly guard and discipline all persons who may be delivered to him as prisoners by the order of Major E. A. Calkins, Provost Marshal of this district. By order of James H. Lane, Commander of Recruiting. T. J. Weed, Major and A. A. A. G.