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Page 18 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

exposed to fire from their musketry, and I wish to assure you that so far as I am concerned, efforts will not be wanting to prevent any disagreeable recurrence of that kind and to make it in every way pleasant for you to be near my command.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. S. ROBERTS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.


HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Morganza, La., July 2, 1864.

Colonel R. B. MERRITT,

Commanding Second Division:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that the Second Division be got in readiness to embark as soon as the transportation arrives. You will direct your quartermaster to report to Captain Sabin, acting chief quartermaster, at these headquarters, for instructions and orders.

I am, colonel, respectfully,

FREDERIC SPEED,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY COPS,
Morganza, La., July 2, 1864.

Brigadier-General LAWLER,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you move your right brigade down the river and encamp it on the right of the fortifications now being built, leaving room between it and the fort for the following batteries: Two companies of Indiana heavy artillery, one company of Delaware artillery, one company of Ohio artillery.

I am, sir, respectfully,

FREDERIC SPEED,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

PORT HUDSON, LA., July 2, 1864.

(Received New Orleans, 8.30 p. m.)

Brigadier General R. ARNOLD,

Chief of Artillery:

The twenty-first New York Battery left this post early this morning.

JOHN McNEIL,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.


HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES,
Port Hudson, La., July 2, 1864.

Brigadier-General DWIGHT,

Chief of Staff, Hdqrs. Dept. of the Gulf, New Orleans, La.:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report within a few report within a few days past I have made two personal reconnaissances of the country beyond our vedette posts, and have called upon nearly all the inhabitants on my routes.


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