War of the Rebellion: Serial 021 Page 0628 W.FLA., S.ALA., S. MISS., LA., TEX., N. MEX. Chapter XXVII.

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Organization of troops in the Department of the Gulf, &c. - Continued.

GROVER'S DIVISION (not yet brigaded)-Continued.

174th New York.

4th Wisconsin.

1st Louisiana Cavalry, Co. C.

2nd Mass. Unattached Cavalry, Co. B.

2nd Massachusetts Battery.

1st U. S. Artillery, Battery L.

2nd U. S. Artillery, Battery C.

SHERMAN'S DIVISION (not yet brigaded.)*

Brigadier General T. W. SHERMAN commanding.

26th Connecticut.

14th Maine.

31st Massachusetts.

42nd Massachusetts.

6th Michigan.

15th New Hampshire.

16th New Hampshire.

110th New York.

114th New York.

156th New York.

160th New York

162nd New York.

2nd Massachusetts Cavalry, Co. A.

18th New York Battery.

1st Vermont Battery.

RESERVE BRIGADE.

Brigadier General G. WEITZEL commanding.

12th Connecticut.

1st Louisiana.

75th New York.

1st Louisiana Cavalry, Co's A and B.

2nd Massachusetts Cavalry, Co. B.

1st Maine Battery.

6th Massachusetts Battery.

DEFENSES OF NEW ORLEANS.

Col. T. W. CAHILL commanding.

9th Connecticut

26th Massachusetts.

30th Massachusetts.

1st U. S. Artillery, Batteries A and F.

5th U. S. Artillery, Battery G.

DISTRICT OF PENSACOLA.

Brigadier General NEAL DOW commanding.

28th Connecticut.

15th Maine.

7th Vermont.

2nd U. S. Artillery, Batteries H and K.

INDEPENDENT COMMANDS.

23rd Connecticut.

21st Indiana.

1st Louisiana Native Guards.

2nd Louisiana Native Guards.

3rd Louisiana Native Guards.

13th Maine.

8th New Hampshire.

128th New York.

165th New York.

177th New York.

8th Vermont.

1st Texas Cavalry.

Louisiana Artillery (one company).

4th Massachusetts Battery.

HEADQUARTERS, Pensacola, January 1, 1863

Major General N. P. BANKS, Comdg. Dept. of the Gulf:

GENERAL: Soon after I came to this district I was informed that in the neighboring towns were many houses of rebels abandoned, with all their contents, by the owners who had gone into Alabama.

I caused the furniture of these houses to be brought to Pensacola and distributed among the officers at their quarters and to the hospital I communicated immediately on the subject with General Butler. A day or two before your arrival he ordered this to be sold at auction on account of the Government, but on your arrival he recalled the order,

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*See note, p. 627.

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