"secession proclivities," to degrade them under the surveillance of negro soldiers. C. M. W.
Provost Marshal's Office, Leavenworth, August, 18, 1862 Major T. J. Weed. Acting Assistant Adjutant General: Sir
--I hereby request the privilege of placing in the camp of the 12th (colored) regiment such persons of secession, and discipline such prisoners as you may send to his camp.
For your information, I enclose a copy of said orders. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, T. J. Weed, Major and A. A. A. G. Special Orders, No. 9.
V. Captain J. M. Williams, commanding the 12th regiment volunteers, (colored,) is hereblunteers, (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.