Thursday, January 24, 2013

1863 January 13 Enterprise Miss

        Ordnance Office
         Enterprise Miss Jany 13th / 63
J. T. Champneys
Maj'r Ord Office
Chattanooga Tenn
                        Dr Sir-
                              Your telegram
was received here last night-
In reference to the men in the
Department, those whom you
have given orders to return to
their regiments have left-
Sargt Murray arrived here night
before last, he saw Col Clark
but he would not receive the bonds
stating that he could not use them,
the bonds are at present in Maj.
Theobalds safe receipt having been
taken by Murray for the package
marked in your name-
Lt. [T.N.] Tidmarsh returned yesterday
I believe he was unsuccessful,
and has been a prisoner having
been taken by the Federal Cavalry.

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Your orders in reference to
the two rooms has been here car-
ried out the papers I have
tabeled- I received yesterday
a dispatch from Shacklock at
Selma- he wished to know your
whereabouts and when you would
return- The boy Gus is here
he came down on the 7th inst
Cady says that your horse
returned the night after he ran
off, minus a saddle & bridle
he did not send him down
as he would not work in the
Buggy-Shall I send up for
him     I have the Honor to be major
                      Your obt Servt
                              J H Reed

MSS 992

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