Thomas P. Turner Compiled Service Record, M331, National Archives
Major T. P. Turner, Lt. Bossieux are authorized to enlist a Battalion of six companies from prisoners of war held by the Confederate States, with conditions that the enlistments shall be entirely voluntary, that now shall be enlisted who are citizens or natives of the United States – when enlisted, the Battalion will be ordered on duty elsewhere than with the Army of Tennessee & the Army of No. Virginia.
A.G. ??? the above
17 Sept. 64 JHW