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Letter from David B. Culberton to General Henry E. McCulloch regarding enclosed orders from the Governor of Texas
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Culberson, David B. (David Browning), 1830-1900. Letter from David B. Culberton to General Henry E. McCulloch regarding enclosed orders from the Governor of Texas - Transcript, page 1. January 6, 1864. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 7, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/3127/show/3125.

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Culberson, David B. (David Browning), 1830-1900. (January 6, 1864). Letter from David B. Culberton to General Henry E. McCulloch regarding enclosed orders from the Governor of Texas - Transcript, page 1. Early Texas Documents. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/3127/show/3125

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Culberson, David B. (David Browning), 1830-1900, Letter from David B. Culberton to General Henry E. McCulloch regarding enclosed orders from the Governor of Texas - Transcript, page 1, January 6, 1864, Early Texas Documents, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 7, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/earlytex/item/3127/show/3125.

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Title Letter from David B. Culberton to General Henry E. McCulloch regarding enclosed orders from the Governor of Texas
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Culberson, David B. (David Browning), 1830-1900
Date January 6, 1864
Description Letter from David B. Culberson to General Henry E. McCulloch regarding enclosed orders from the Governor of Texas.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Texas--History--1846-1950
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Culberson, David B. (David Browning), 1830-1900
  • McCulloch, Henry E. (Henry Eustace), 1816-1895
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  • Austin, Texas
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  • letters (correspondence)
  • correspondence
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1973-001, Box 4, Folder 112
Original Collection Early Texas Documents Collection
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript Adjutants Inspector Genl. Office Austin, January 6, 1864 General [McCulloch], I am directed by his Excellency the Governor to forward to you the enclosed orders and to direct your immediate attention to the same. The Law directs that the persons designated in the accompanying Orders shall be enrolled and ordered to their respective Companies, Battalions and Regiments in time to join their respective Companies before the expiration of the Six Months term of Service of said Companies and to participate in the organization contemplated by the Law. It is therefore important that you will cause the enrollment to be made without delay, and no time should be lost in ordering the persons enrolled to join their respective commands now in the Service. In counties remote from your Head Quarters you might issue your orders in advance, directing the persons enrolled to join their respective commands, and entrust it to the Enrolling Officer to be read on the day of enrollment. The Law makes no provision for the organization of the persons enrolled prior to their arrival at their respective companies, nor does it provide for the transportation and subsistence of such persons from their homes to their respective commands. There is no doubt however that their claim to commutation if transportation is not furnished in kind will be recognized and paid by the Confederate authorities upon their arrival at their respective commands. His Excellency has conferred with the Major General commanding this District upon this Subject and it is expected that an order will be issued by him to Quarter Masters and Commissaries to provide the necessary transportation and subsistence. In the absence of an Order from him upon this subject there may be cases especially in Brigades remote from the field of Service that will require you to provide transportation and Subsistence to a limited number of men from the inability of the Soldiers otherwise to obtain them. If such necessity should exist in your Brigade, you will not hesitate to provide the necessary transportation and Subsistence which should in all cases be procured during the enrollment, in order that no time may be lost after the enrollment is completed in forwarding the troops to the field. In as much as the Service for such transportation will