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ilitary or civil, subject to the approval of the commanding General. They shall see that the churches are opened freely to all officers and soldiers, white or colored, at the usual hour of worship, and at other times, if desired; and they shall see that no insult or indignity be offered to them, either by word, look or gesture, on the part of the congregation. The necessary expenses will be levied as far as possible, in accordance with the previous usages or regulations of each congregation. No property shall be removed, either public or private, without permission from these headquarters. By command of Brig.-Gen. E. A. Wilde, George H. Johnston, Capt. and A. A. G. Official: Hanford Stuble, Lt. & A. A. D. C. Five or six ladies had been sent to prison, being detected in receiving letters from their friends in the Confederacy. A Mr. Kemp, a worthy gentleman, had been sentenced to hard labor with a ball and chain for twelve months, for the same offence.
Exchange of prisoners. --Arrangements have been made between Generals Johnston and Grant for the early and equitable exchange, according to the usual regulations of such as may be captured by other side, within the departments commanded by their Generals. This humane agreement, if observed, will prevent the unnecessary suffering that inevitably attends the languishing for months to crowded hostile prisons, as is now the case.--Atlanta Appeal
and reported the enemy in full view, just entering the town. The train was not fired on, and no effort was made to stop or delay it. A dispatch from Enterprise, at 6 o'clock this morning, reports no movement of the enemy in that direction. The general opinion among well informed persons from the vicinity of the Yankees seems to be that their purpose is to continue their march centrally towards Selma, where they expect to meet another column, and thence move forward to the rear of Gen. Johnston. It remains to be seen whether so audacious and hazardous an enterprise can be successfully prosecuted. The Yankees have thus far shown a mortifying contempt for our military energy and resources — it is to be hoped that before they return — if, indeed, they are ever permitted to return--to Yankeedom, they may be taught a better appreciation of both. We omitted to state above that the telegraph office was closed at Meridian at 12 o'clock noon Sunday--the operator bearing off h
only thirty-eight miles from here, perhaps you will appreciate the poor soldier's fervent prayer for rain. Yesterday I heard the impressive tones of the silvery-voiced twelve pounder, and a spirit whispered, "it is — it is — the artillery practising target shooting, and the infantry will soon commence." Major Spondoolix says, "whenever an officer is playing for promotion, look out for a storm of orders of all kinds and on all subjects." If his theory is true, I wonder what position Gen. Johnston wants, for orders have been showered upon us from Army Headquarters at the rate of a dozen a day. "General Orders No. 5" is a host in itself, covering six pages, and embracing all the regulations, Articles of War, Chesterfield's letters, Ten Commandments, and the Moral law, besides several original paragraphs. Officers are forbidden to leave camp without their side arms, and nothing pleases an old soldier more than the privilege of halting Commissaries and Quartermasters without sid