War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 0034 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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whether the men have been furnished with descriptive lists. If the descriptive list and clothing account of any of these patients have not been furnished, the names of the officers who failed to furnish them will be reported.

Very respectfully, sir, your obedient servant,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DETACH. 19TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 1.

New Orleans, La., July 3, 1864.

Pursuant to orders from headquarters Military Division of West Mississippi, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the First and Second Divisions, Nineteenth Army Corps. His staff are announced as follows: Captain Duncan S. Walker, assistant adjutant-general; Captain O. O. Potter, assistant quartermaster; Captain H. R. Sibley, commissary of subsistence; Captain Robert F. Wilkinson, judge-advocate; Captain R. P. York, assistant commissary of musters; First Lieutenant Peter French, aide-de-camp; First Lieutenant J. C. Cooley, aide-de-camp. They will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

W. H. EMORY,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, Numbers 175.

New Orleans, July 3, 1864.

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6. The Ninety-ninth U. C. Colored Infantry will remain for four days at New Orleans to receive arms and clothing and to allow of the mustering in of recruits. At the end of this time this regiment will return to Morganza and be reported to the commanding officer for duty. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

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By command of Major-General Banks:

J. S. CROSBY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

NEW ORLEANS, July 3, 1864-5.30 p. m.

General B. S. ROBERTS, Morganza:

Direct the Second Division to bring no wagons or ambulances.

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Morganza, La., July 3, 1864.

Major General J. J. REYNOLDS, New Orleans:

Your telegram relating to ambulances and wagons received. None have been sent with the Second Division. All of the infantry of both divisions now embarked but 900 men, who will go on the first steamer that comes up or down.

B. S. ROBERTS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.