War of the Rebellion: Serial 006 Page 0643 Chapter XVI. CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS.

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although appearing of record, was not considering by the court in determining its findings and opinion.

There being no further business before them, the court adjourned sine die.

T. C. HINDMAN,

Major-General and President of Court.

L. R. PAGE,

Major, Adjt. General 's Dept., Judge-Advocate and Recorder.

RICHMOND, VA., July 13, 1863.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

GENERAL: I have the honor herewith to transmit the record of proceedings of the court of inquiry convened to examine into the facts and circumstances attending the capture of New Orleans, &c., and accompanying documents.

I have the honor to be, your obedient servant,

L. R. PAGE,

Major, Adjt. General 's Dept., Judge-Advocate and Recorder.

APPENDIX.

Documents 1 to 32, and deposition of A. D. Kelley, accompanying and referred to in record of the Court of Inquiry on the capture of New Orleans.

[Document Numbers 1.]

SPECIAL ORDERS,

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 173.

Richmond, Va., October 7, 1861.

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VIII. Major General Masfield Lovell, Provisional Army, will proceed to New Orleans, La., and relieve Major General D. E. Twings, Provisional Army, in command of Department Numbers 1.

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By command of the Secretary of War:

JNO. WITHERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Document Numbers 2.]

RICHMOND, VA., June 17, 1863.

Interrogations to be propounded to A. D. Kelley, a citizen, at Columbia, S. C., which, with the answers thereto, will be read as evidence before the Court on Inquiry convened pursuant to paragraph XXI, Special Orders, Numbers 41 (current series), Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, now in this city.

By the JUDGE_ADVOCATE:

Question. Where were you residing from October, 1861, to May, 1862, and what was your occupation during that time?

Question. State whether or not you were a member of the Safety Committee of New Orleans; and, if you, what duties were devolved upon you as much.

Question. State whether or not you have had conversations official