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Office Chief Commissary of Subsistence
Department of Arkansas and 7th Army Corps.

[[stamp]] The National Archives of the United States [[/stamp]]

Little Rock, Ark., March 4th 1865
Brig. Gen'l A.B. Eaton
Com'y Gen'l Sub.
Washington D.C.

Sir:
I have the honor to return the enclosed extract from inspection report of Col. D.B. Sacket, with my endorsement thereon as requested.
Also a communication of Capt. D.P. Allen C.S.S. stating the manner in which & the class of contrabands to whom issues of subst. stores were made at Helena in 1864.
Also statement of Major W.G. Sargent, the Supt. of Freedmen in this Dept.

Very Respectfully, sir,
Your obdt. servt.
S. C. Benham
Lt. Col.& C.S.
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