Item Description: An order from the Confederate War department to engineering officers.
Item Citation: From Folder 13, in the Clayton Family Papers #4792, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Confederate States of America
War Department, Engineer Bureau
Richmond, Va., September 15, 1864
The attention of Engineer Officers is called to Army Regulations, Art. 45, p. 1,375, requiring the following returns to the forwarded monthly to this Bureau, viz:
REPORT OF OPERATIONS,
RETURN OF OFFICERS AND HIRED MEN, and
Appropriate forms for these Returns are laid down in the said Article 45. All Engineer Officers in charge of works or disbursing funds for other purposes, will hereafter forward these returns promptly for each month.
Estimates for funds for the succeeding month should accompany the monthly Money Statement, so that requisitions to meet the estimates may be forwarded from this Bureau as early in the month as practicable.
By order of Maj. Gen. Gilmer, Ch Eng’r Bureau
Major and A. A. G.