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HDQB'S MILITARY DIVtWON OK THE JAMES * llicirioxn v».,Apr‘i J6th, h® s iBN XHAl Ciuaits * No. 3. S I. Ail restrictions upon loiuox r e-jm>ne*ee ond tr.-.le except ah to articles contraband of war, in the Stat i cf Virginia, a* insurgent territory, are by the author ty of ;he President, hereby revoked in Tepect to all ports and _ counties of this State which have duly submitted to the aufho-ity or are in - hr military pofflevasnn of tlie United State*. if. Arms. imntuntt.ou. ailuro 'on »h <-bammu nition la manufactured, all loconnuiveF, cars and ra.i ,-oad stock. ali telegraph vire an1! apparatus, ail rebel uniforms and gray cloth for maaufactuting thejp. and all spiritoaa liquors, are *o b* deemed contraband ol war. III. 1 he Oo-anund ng ueuaral of the Milit »ry Division ia- authority to m*»k« such exceptions to the trade here by authorise! as. n hi* opinion, cir-urn-stance* may recaire. Be order of Major tfeaeral HiLLics. J. C. KELTON. ap’g*> tsniatant A|Hut.«n» fi»ncr<tl it • coqCAHT3Hs Military Division of tuk Jambs, j Ku-huoxo Va., April 26, 1865. \ CKNKUVL ORDERS,) No. 3. S I. Colonel R. P. Cutt*, A. D. C., is appointed Keeper of Public Archive*, Bums will b; immediately opsti. -a in th» Ou*tom Hou*e, There will b? collected and arranged all captured pap-rs, bo iks, mips, and publi documen'.-. Tire tj-H.-terra aster's Department will pre pare-suitable sbrl.'es and desks, and the Commanding ' tieneral of the D.-p art-n-at will detail the re (Uialte num oerof clerks and guards. AU oS.-w* avl ran in the orrice of the United ,-statis, ail eiti/. n*. uul all persons heretofore ia the voifr 1 -rat? service, having‘m their possession such nooks pap - t, mip«, or public documents, are required to iin n lntsly Jsomt tu - at m said archive rooms. All such arirles formerly belonging to officers of the Con fedjrate H ivirnm int wh * have Hed from our lines, are to be regardel and tamed in as public property. Any violation of this ordir will be puaished by arrest and imprisonment. 1H. The K»jp?r of Archives will pirrait no article to bs rcmivsd from his custody without a special order from these Headquarters. IV. All o fi ers are chargel with ths strict enforce ment of this order. By order of Majo* 1* jaeral Hallkck. J. C. KILTOX, ap36Assistant AdinNnt hm-n1 Hfapo -s-- Dsft. of Va., Army of tuk j am’ks.i Chief Qcartkkmautkk's Offics. > Richmond. Va. April 25, 1865. ) Nuineron.* citizens of Ilichmoud and t e vicinity are . _sai.tili.-a.tinn*; ht thia D.itt'irf rr*#.nt ...i. the impression that the Government of the United Stater wi 11 furnish them w ith horses and forage for the same free of charge. Notice is hereby given to all such persons that the Government will not furnish them with hom-s and ft-rsge as has been inppoted. But there will be a number of condemned animals offered for sale at public auction in this city in a short time, of the time and place of which sale due notice a ill be given in the city newspapers. JJHN B. HOWARD, Lt. Col. and Chief Quartermaster a»2b —d3t Armv of th« Jam»«. riRCHLAB. “ OFFICE PBOVOVT MARdJAL gsnebil 1 Department of Virginia. J Itiuhmoad, Va., April 34, 18J5. > Homatter. and until further orders, Pickets. Guard* tad Patrols will allow M trketmen anc Citizens going to the country for produce or wood to pass with their carts or wagons iu and out of the city of Richmond, without furthtr pass o* hindrance, fly comm snd of Brig. Gen. M. R. Patrick, Pro. Mar. General. W. W. BECKWITH, 4 p3t> —tfCapt and 4. D. C. CIRCULAR o*»tcx of the Provost Marshal General ! Department ok Virginia, 5 Richmond, Va., April 31, 1865. ) Several paroled offinrs of ths Army of Northern Vir ginia hating sigaiflfd their desire to go abroad to Eu rope orelsawhara. and fir the present all permits to such officers to pass through the loyal States having been susp alrl they trt itifj-mil that passports and passage — to Halifax will be furnished them on application at the office of the Provost Marshal General of this Depart ment. By order of Major General E. O. 6, Oho. M. R. PATRICK, 34 Provost Marshal General. WAR DEPARTMENT. ) ADJUTANT GENEKAL'8 OFFICE.[ Washinoton, April 19. 1865 S GsshRAi. Orders) No. 71. S ' By diraetbn of thi PreUdint. the D*-p irtmeuc of Virginia, and sucji parts pf North Carolina as may not V o • ■npieJ’by the command of Major General Sher man, and including thy trray of the Potomac, will con stitute the Military Difiaion of fie James. t] Mvjjr Geieral H. W. Hallerk. United States Army, is assigned to the command of the Military D.vision of the Jamea. 111. General Orders No. do, carreat series, is hereby revoked. fly order of the Secretary of W nr. (Signed) K. D. TOWNsKliD. Assistant Adjniant Ge-ieral. Official copy J. 0. Shelton, A'n’t Adj’t Gen'l. lieaduuarters Military Division of thr Jarar.% April 22. 1866. _ 94 tiK AlHTRS MlLITARd DINTS OF THE JAMES) Richmond. Va.. April 23. 1865. y Grni.ral Order.-) No. 1. \ I In compliance with General Orders No. 71 War U< partment, dated Adjutant General's Office. W ashing ington, April 19. current series. Major Gmeral H. W. lialleok assumes command of the Military Division which embraces the Department of Virginia, the Army _ < f the Potomac, and such p*r«s of North Carolina as may not be occupied by the command of Major General pherman. li. The following staff officers of the Division are an counced; Hrevet Brigadier O-'ieral J. 0. Keltoa, Adjutant Gen , rfei. Major D-O. Wager, Assistant A'jutsnt General Colonel George Thom, Chief of Engines By order of Mvjor Gsoval Uau.rok. | 31 J. a KkLTON, A. As 0. T>OAROl?W. Pom m dv« geatiomen can b« aeeom O ®34*Ud * th Nwird by app7t«g at flhe north wet i roimer of Seveott aal Uigh street* %yr M 3t« U II UlUj i uu in/Vi OFFICIAL. HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VA. ) ARMY OK TBK JAMES, > Richmond. Vr.. April22,1866. \ V notice to mechanics. li among th ■ paroled prisoners of the Confederate army there are any mechanics who desire to remove to the North, with their familiei. with a view to ob t-.niu.; ctnp'oymcnt. they will, upon taking the oath of ailee anco, be "urnished transportation to Philadelphia. New York o* Piston, aa they may desire. Offices w ill be op»ued in each of the four district* of the city, where persons desiring to tike advantage of this offer can regi-or the.r names, occupation and the city to which they deore to be sent, and where ticket* for trans portation wil’bt given them. When a sufficient num ber are registered, boats will be provided for their trans portation and the day of sailing duly advertised in the city papers. Only the wives sad children of the applicants will be allowed to accompany the* Colored mechanic* will be allowed the benefit of this offer. By order cf Major General Ord. ED. W. hMITH. ap34~-tf Assistant Adintsnt Gene*-** HEADERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA.) ARMY OF THE JAMES. [■ Richmond, Va.. April 31, 1865 t GENERAL ORDERS,) No. 46. V L Brigiidier General F. T. Dant. U. S. Vols.. having reported for duty to the Department Commander, in hereby assigned to duty as Military Commander of the rttty of Richmond, and*will command all troops v itliin the city. 3. The troops to be stationed in Richmond will consist of the 24th Mass. Vols. the 20th N. Y. Vols.. aud a fur th«r detail, to be made by Brigadier General Devens. troin the troops under his command, to be equal in strength to two good regiments, with full compliment of officers This detail will be pe-m:ment, and will be in lieu of th*- daily d.tail of four hundred men for the District Provost 'Marshals, ordtred by General Orders. No. 42. current series, from these Headquarters. 3. General Dent will furnish to the Provost Marsha. General, and the District Provost Marshals, such details as may be necessary. 4. The troops stationed in Richmond, by virtue o this order, will be provided with 'suitable quarters at such points as Brigadier Geteral 'Dent shall designate. All orders, and parts of orders, conflicting herew ith are hereby revoked. Bv command of Major Genera! Ord. 1 ED. W. SMITH. Assistant Adjutant General. Official*. Ed. W. Smith. Assistant Adjutant General, ai.24 HEADQUARTERS MILITARY COMMANDER.) Richmond Va . April 22. 1865. $ Gi nsrai. Orders.) No. 1. S ■ . In conformity with General Orders No 45, Headquar ters Department of Virginia, of April 21, 1866, the un dersigned hereby assumes command of the city of Rich. mono ana su iroops buhuucu «muu iw xihbiui. All returns and reports will be made to these Head quarters, and all details for doty in the city will he made from the same. The following officers are announced as ou the staff of the Military Commander, and will be obeyed and re spected accordingly: First Lieutenant Wm. H. Powell. 4th U. 8. Infantry A. D. C., A. A. A. 0. First Lieutenant H. S Merrill, A. A. G (’apt. A. J. Cook, A. C. 8. F. T. DENT. ftp<j4_t( _Brig. G*n IT. 8. Vol« OIRCULAK. HEADQUARTERS PENINSULA DISTRICT.) Richmond, Va. $ In virtue of Special Orders from Headquarters 11 the Department, I have assumed command of the PeninsnU District, composing the counties immediately north of he James river. 1 take it for granted that 4he snrrender of Gen. Lee’s trmy virtually includes all Virginia troops whose organi mation has been part of said army, although their duties nave been in a separate district Companies of such troops are known to best Uatc tionedln the counties mentioned as tielonging to t) < ltatrict. Officers and men in these organizations are di rected to surrender themselves as prisoners of war unri ne paroled, that they may return to their homes and give their assistance in establishing order and peace in their immediate neighborhoods. It iB my intention to establish detached posts through >nt this district, purely for the protection of the citizens if tne country from illegitimate bands of arraed men and marauders of every description. Citizens are requested to give their aid to this end, by supplying information whicn may lead to the arrest of ill persons who may commit depredations of any kind. All men w ho have belonged to any organized company >f ConfedeiaM troops, included in the surrender of Gen. Lee's army, or otherwise, who have returned to their homes, are requested to register their names at the posts established in their vicinity. Those men whose experience in war renders peace more dear, are requested to give every assistance to the recog used forces of the United States Government in their en fa .vors to render property secure, and lives safe from the ittarks of men who take advantage of the present state of affairs for the purpose of private gain or private re venge. it nas come to the knowledge of the authorities, that the negroes on the different farms are refusing to work. ,r are leaving their accustomed homes, and coming into Richmond and other places occupied by troops. They •re hereby directed to remain at their old homes, to go •o work as usual on the farms, and raise the produce ne ■e«9vy for their maintenance and are assured that their freedom ehall be protected. B. C. LUDLOW, Brv’t Brig. Gen’l Commanding. OFFICE PROVObT MARSHAL GENERAL,) Dkpahtmknt op Viroinia. S Richmond. April 18, 18S6.) All offtcers and enlisted men on parolz. and all other peraons not on duty, are hereby forbidden to wear side armi and revolvers. .... District Provoat Marshals arc charged with the -trict enforcement of this order. By order of Brig Gen. M. R. Patricz. ABEL E. LEAVENWORTH, Captain Ninth Vermont Volunteers, api9—tf Assistant Provost Marshal. TO THE PUBLIC/ WW. NUE-VD is prepared to epen Iron Safes • Hank Vaults, and all kinds of Ucksmithirg and B-lt Hanging <?eu-r*ily. He c vn be founl at It. 1L BCtSHSIMB Cowa Factors oo Ninth sire t. between Main sad Oa.ry. _*** . lOTft'Ii TO THS PUBLIC- • RCftEBT L1I1PKW»’ HOTEL, Km ■itftd on Ptftoeolii oreot, Petsreeu Prankhn .lid t.c t d etrv-:*. b atiil op»n lr the acoom.coda^on o) v Gilcr*. and also for baarlcra by the day, week or saonth. 11 aplff—Isa Hd LUMFK1X. OFFICIAL, 70 THE JVtOeLE Vt ZlLttMOKD AND ITS VICINITY. The inhabitants of tne rarioua counties uear Richmond are hereby informed that no*difficulty will bt made in admitting them to bring market wares to this city. They are invited to commence their ordinary t -attic at once, aud^aesured of pro tection in parsing to and fro within the Rnet of the United States forces. "Hie citizen - of Richmond, and shopkeeper? and ethers, are also requested to resume their ordinary avocations a speedily no possible. It is the wish And intention of the military authorities to protect ill good and peaceable citizen , arid to restore, in ix grc-at a measure a? may be practicable, the for mer prosperity of the city. Nr molestation by soldiers or others will be allowed, if possible, to vny who are engaged in peaceful pursuit-. Orders will be h-ued to military ccmmandt-rs in conformity with the above announcement. By command of Maj. Gen. Ohd. Adam Badeac, Lieut. Col. U. S. A. TO OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA. Hkadq’iu* Department of Virginia, * Richmond, April 14, 1>65. ( Ail officers and soldiers of the Army of North ern Virginia, who were not present at tjie Btirren ier of that army by Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appo mattox Court House, on the 9th of April, 1865, ire hereby informed that the terms of capitulation sre extended to them, and that they can at once avail themselves of the same by coming within the lines of the United States forces, at or near Rich mond, laymg down their arm- and receiving their paroles. By command of Maj. Gen. Ord. Adam Badeac, Lieutenant Colonel U. S. A. HDQR’S DEPAHTMK.VT OF VIRGINIA.! Ahmy of the Jamf-x, > Richmond, Va.. April 14, 1865.) General Orders, t No. 39. $ For the purpose of cariying out the requirements of General Orders, No. 36, current series, from these Head Quarters, it is ordered that all officers and soldiers having captured horses, carriages, or other private property in their possession, turn the same over at once to the Quar termaster of their respective commands, to be forwarded to the Depot Quartermaster at Richmond, or in case the property was taken from citizens in or near Richmond, to the nearest Provost Marshal, to be returned to the owners. Citizens having such captured property in their possession will turn the same over to the Provost Mar sha!. Any person neglecting to comply promptly with this order will be placed in arrest and punished. Command ing officers will be held to strict accountability in re porting all cases of delinquency within their respective commands. Provost Marshals will make strict search for captured property in the hands of officers and use the utmost vigilance in attending to the execution of this order. Hr command of Mtjo-Gencral Dan; Er>. W. Smith, Assistant Adjt. Gen. HEAD QR’S DEPARTMENT OP VIRGINIA,) ARMY OP THE JAME.8. S Richmond. Va.. April 13,1865. 7 l GENERAL ORDERS,) No. 36. $ All captured property other than munitions of war and mhaLtaao* stores, will be turned over promptly to the K-,lot Quartermaster at Richmoud. All captured subsis eu •• si..res and munitions of wsr will be turned over to •he aoprupriatc Staff Officers. All private property taken • u: i cf* -ens in and about Richmond will be returned to •ho urti -ra. l’i„. ’.ovost Marshal General and his subordinates are Merged with the execution of this order. By command of Major General Onn. ED. W. SMITH *pl+—tf Assistant Adjutant Genera*. HD'QRS DEPARTMENT OP VIRGINIA.i Akmv oi* thb Jahm, [ Richmond. Virginia. April 13. 1865 *t 't.SMKAL OBDBU8,) No. 37. $ Provost Marshals will grant no passes to cltisens from •.he North, or officers, to come to mis city, except on or ders from the President, the Secretary of Wsr. Lieut. Gen. Grant, or the Department t ominandcr, or by per mission from Generals Meade or Sheridan. Officers and soldiers now in the city will return to heir respective commands at once or be subject to ar rest and confinement. The Provost Marshal General Is charged with the exe ntion of this order. By command of Major General Obd. K. W. SMITH. ti,14 _Aasistaat Adjutant General. HixoGCABTsas Mu.JrABT Gov’s or Richmowd.) Richmond. Va., April 15.1866. ( GENERAL ORDER,) No. 3. J Loyal cltisens dealing 'v coai or rood are authorised to sell the same In nman quantities for the supply of the litixena. Coal, wood ana provisions may be brought to the city from the surrounding country. Provcsrt Mar ihaU will give the nece-ao.- permits to or ^■tnlft tf Military Governor of Richmond. HEADQUARTERS. ) DarxcaMBirr Aiur? or thb J ambb, j Richmond. Va« April 11,18®. ? Gbnbbil Obdoh,) No. 4. $ Protection la hereby exVaded to all chu-ohoa an< ^^hgiow^rriMB^y be whJbout Lctirmt Horn STc^m ■* o/ rrotoond pease -.is pr foottoi lube no*, bo-rf riv jervertod J.r’o R u> tonno' A .. — xiabk* .ou'Jr. i v orexri'.MiiO'. Vhec thus "’U I** wiuict.vi. In all ci—• c-es’rtiero prayer- -iav .cM.Jit lev jeered for -:e r.c-jaiW « l.iu. •« >ut*m •<«< Hums 6 aimf.Ar sifofc « •’▼'A*' *• V- Junt-oy ..rleiyv «. * V*d VC lh» JV ' cf the ■■ RoJ ' By coKmai•! oj » njrr-GemrsIQ. Jjyrsai D- D. vIiI.KLaAa, .rV •Wr“ J^LU^Om. OFFICIAL. DEPARTMENT OF VA.. Office of the Provost Martha! General, Richmond, Va., Amu 24th 1866. • A> the '.arious military offices in this city are tlrtnged with persons making Application* for passport*, the fol lowing is published for their Information. NOTICE Until further orders no paroled prisoners cf war will be |>ermi t d ro pa-a to their home* in, or by'way of. any * of the Northern ritie-. The officer* at Fortrv-c* Monroe ure chargee with the duty of preventing an) such per son s from taking passage on the Ba timore or Washing ton boats. Paroled pci-oners of war who can reach their home* via the-lames River. Norfolk, Portsmouth, or through the interior of the State, will be afforded every facility At the disposal ot this oftli e. Citizens w ho have given their parole, or taken the cath of allegiance, are permitted to go North to make neces sary iirrang*ment- for engaging once more in business. A!l classes of persons residii*’ in this city, and haying farms or plantation* in the country. Will receive the ne cessary passe* for going and returning, on application to Cant. C. E. Scovl te, lower floor of the Capitol. M a PATRICK. ar, eg _l*rov. Mar. Oen’l_ HEADQUARTERS MILITARY COMMANDER.) Richmond, Virginia, April 32, 1866. > General Orders.) No. 2. i The followiog instructions are published for the infor mation of all concerned I. Residents of the city are informed that they will bo held strictly responsible for the police of their premises, including the sidewaUs or pavements in front of their dwellings or business localities,yards and alleys. Where anv person or perso .s fail t^ comply with this regula tion. they will be assessed double the amount ot the cost of such police. The officer of police will cause the work to be done, and will make and collect the assessment. II. Private property will be respected. No houses will be occupied except by authority of the Military Com mamier and a proper assignment, under that authority, bv the Post Quartetma>te.-. The Post Quartermaster will immediately ascertain what houses are occunied bv officers and troop* in this city, by whom occupied, and bv what authority, reporting the same, without delay, to his office. All control over the public buildings in the city will devolve on the Post Quartermaster. MI. It is made the duty of *11 guards and patrols to preserve good o**ler. and when disorders occur they will b- suppressed immediately and effectually. The muti ation of public monuments and buildings is strictly to be guarded against. Furious riding or driving in the street* is prohibited. Horses are not allowed in the pub ic square* Guard* will enforce these regulation*. Soldiers visiting the city must remember that they are visiting a military post, and that they are amenable to the regulations governing such. By command ol Brigadier-Goneral DmU . . WM rl, ly n r. L. 1. First Lieutenant 4th U. 8. Infantry, A. A. A. G. Office or the Provost Marshal General.) Richmond. April 19, 1865. ) VTOTICK IN MEKF.HY GITE1THAT ii all persons desirous of fishing in the /ame* river. - J ... -ill fl.i. in RiM.mnnH and its vicinitv. have oermission no to do without further permit or hinder M. R. PATRICK. ftp’go_tf_Provost Marshal UenertK_ - TO THE UNEMPLOYED POOR OP RICHMOND. Department of Virginia. ) Richmond. Va., April 18,1866. $ It ia uot intended that the assistance furnished to the poor of Ricliinond, by. the United States 'authorities, aitliin the last fortnight, shall be permanent. Work is to be provided for a 1. and those who do not avail them of the opportunity to work, will be deprived of ^Alicolored men in Richmond can find work shelter and food on application to Captain Slsghi Assistant Quartermaster, at the steamboat wharf, and the visitors of the Relief Commiseion have been instructed to furn . tah no ration tickets to this class of individuals. All destitute persons, white or colored, who have come n from the country are directed to return to their homes , where there is abundance of work and where work will [ produce food. .. , . , It has been announced to the authorities that instances have occurred of persons drawing rations, when they' were already supplied with food. Similar cases will he summarily and severely pnnfshed. It is intended to mpply none but those who are absolutely dest.tute. and who are unable to obtain work. It is also brought to the attention of the authorities rhat men and women of the vagrant sort upon not re ceiving the amount of supplies, or the ration tickets that they claimed, have threatened the lives of the visitoia. who were engaged in investigating their cases. The promoted punishment will be meted out to any guilty of thlsofteiice; men will be placed in irons, and women a close confinement at once. While the United St»t<*s authority is anxious to re eve enti.ely the suffering exiatiun.here. »r is eqnsllj determined not to allow its benevolence to be abused or miaapplied _ _ t . By command of Maj. Gen. Ord. 3 Adam Hadkai, Lieut. Col. and Prest. Relief Commission. gStYiiKRKyou conquer one Moth cow you conquer a, • dozen in June - that is. you xu.i ’xm bkfobe mxr'RB born. ! will do it if you act thib wbek, white they’r j in chr> salia. HARRIS k CHAPMAN, Boston, make Cedar Cam phor. Every druggist sells it- _lw N OTICE.—AH persons Indebted to tke late firm of Burton k Wallace will pLane call at Burton ft Grant’s auction store. No M8 Vain street, and nettle the same in Confederate money. Persons having claims against the same will please present them for settlement. Any information concerning a Leather Trunk, which was taken from the burnt square In front cf the Rich moud House, containing the books of Burton. Arnold ft Oo.. and also of Burton k Wallace, will be liberally r*- ' warded by lf&viog the *aroe ti Bortoa A Granv#* auction “ap36-t»l_’ BURTON ft WALLACE. FOR MAX*. TVHJR HANDROME WBTTE OAK IM’.SRF for sale, r which will he sold low for cash ALSO. Several Bed*»ea<W»ud Mattresses, ! am ready tomske to order Anything * my Mne Csbiust Makar In tte rear of Whig Building, ap»4—at» Entrance cn Franklin urewt. ’ Itiehmt nil, April f**, IH0G. -pWO VOlfNG LADIK8 desire a situation as TEACH* , 1 ER8. One can te*ch Music Trench. Germau and e n- ;’ish br.wche*; the other can tosch at! the Knelt h, lirr.liehea sod the mdanente of French. They wish to tea,-!: in private ismKie*. , Enquire of Ihe Rev item. jRfMb''dge- np8A—4t* • ~. HOTIOIL LA^OAe’nm ft oc., irocK ehori,k r .-> tytaJ tar the preeeU at bio. 031 Mate atreet »sv y Boot OC«r boun> fnaac 3 tc 3 Moloch ap A lw , i '