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Page 5 Chapter LIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

The observance of the foregoing, and of the regulations heretofore published (General Orders, Numbers 8, June 8, 1864) in relation to vessels not in the service of the United States, is necessary for the security of private interests, as well as for the public service, against organized attempts to destroy both public and private vessels.

By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEW ORLEANS, July 1, 1864.

Brigadier-General EMORY:

The movement of cavalry under Colonel Davis is suspended. Send to this city, as soon as transportation arrives at Morganza, the infantry of the First Division of Nineteenth Corps, and hold the Second Division ready to move. General B. S. Roberts will remain at Morganza. General Emory, after giving orders for this movement, will report in person to these headquarters in this city.

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General.


HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Morganza, La., July 1, 1864.

Major General J. J. REYNOLDS,

Commanding U. S. Forces:

Your telegram received. No cavalry have left here but the Third Maryland, which left this morning on the Kennett, and the Ninetieth Colored Engineers on the Clinton this afternoon. No other transports now here. I will come down by the first boat. Should I bring my staff?

W. H. EMORY,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.


SPECIAL ORDERS,
HDQRS. NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 156.
Morganza, La., July 1, 1864.

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11. The infantry of the First Division, Nineteenth Army Corps, will move to New Orleans by the first transportation that arrives. The Second Division will hold itself in readiness to move at a moment's notice. Brigadier-General Roberts will remain at Morganza. He will superintend the execution of the movement of these two divisions and see that it is done with the utmost promptness.

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By command of Brigadier-General Emory:

FREDERIC SPEED,
Assistant Adjutant-General.

LITTLE ROCK, [July 1, 1864].

General C. C. WASHBURN,

Memphis, Tenn.:

GENERAL: It is reported by scouts that Shelby has crossed White River at Jacksonport, and is marching in the direction of Searcy. I


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