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2 Washington Sept 25th 1865 Respectfully referred to Brig Gen Swayne Asst Comsr & c whose attention is invited to the condition of affairs in the interior of Alabama, as within represented. Please return this paper with remarks. By order of Maj Gen Howard Coms'r (Sd) Max Woodhull Asst Adj't Genl Office Assistant Commissioner B.R.F. & A.L. Montgomery, Ala Oct 5th 1865 Respectfully returned This Bureau has an agent at Talladega, Rev R.P. Cilley Chaplain 2nd U.S. Cavy regt, who is believed to be faithful & intelligent, and to whom Bvt Brig. Gen Chrysler, commanding there (by whom the agent was nominated) is believed to render every assistance. The two have at least the merit of having provoked great complaint of oppression in behalf of the freedmen from the people of that region. A copy of the within letter of attestation, will be sent to Gen Chrysler for report, and an officer now on a tour of inspection will be directed to visit Talladega before he returns. At the date of the within a large number of destitute freedmen men was fed and cared for by the Government at Talladega (Sd) Major Swayne Brig Gen & Asst Coms'r 3 4 B.R.F.& A.L. 1865 Endorsement on request of S.S. Gardner Asst Supt. that charges against Owen Tully Co "H "47't. Ill. Inftry be withdrawn (one enclosure) Head Quarters District of Montgomery Montgomery Ala. Oct 6th 1865 Respectfully returned as requested. By order of Maj. Gen Henry E. Davies (Sd) Jas B. Comstock Asst Adjt Genl Office Assistant Commissioner BR.F & A.L. Montgomery Ala. Oct 6th 1865 Respectfully transmitted By order of Brig Gen. Swayne A.A.G. 5 B.R.F & A.L. 1865 Endorsement on Copy of communication of T.M. Goodfellow See E.M No 3. Office Assistant Commissioner B.R.F & A.L. Montgomery Ala. Oct 6th 1865 Respectfully ref'd to Brig Gen M.H. Chrysler Comdg U.S. Forces at Talladega with the request that he will return this paper with his views of the condition of affairs in the Talladega District. (Sd) Major Swayne Brig Gen. & Asst Coms'r 6 B.R.F. & A.L. 1865 Endorsement on communication of W. A Kobbe, Capt. &c
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