War of the Rebellion: Serial 041 Page 0106 W. FLA., S. ALA., S. MISS., LA., TEX., N. MEX. Chapter XXXVIII.

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JUNE 10.

Admiral FARRAGUT:

Please send to Springfield Landing 500 blank cartridges, 250 shell, and 50 solid shot for the 9-inch navy guns. Please let me know when they will be there.

N. P. BANKS,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 10.

General BANKS:

The ammunition you asked for will be at Springfield Landing at 5 p.m.

ALDEN,

Captain.

JUNE 11.

Captain ALDEN:

Your letter received. The general's request was for 200 shrapnel; you mention 50 only. We need them very much.

RICH'D B. IRWIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General

JUNE 11

Admiral FARRAGUT:

Your letter received. Will send an answer about charges of powder for navy guns.

N. P. BANKS,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 13.

Admiral FARRAGUT:

Please send as much shrapnel as you can spare for the 9-inch navy guns. General Gardner answers that his duty requires him to defend the place, and therefore he declines to surrender.

N. P. BANKS,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 13.

General BANKS:

Your request will be attended to.

FARRAGUT.

Admiral.

JUNE 13.

Admiral FARRAGUT:

Please send an order to the company of sharpshooters from the Arizona, said to be ashore at Saint Francisville, to rejoin its regiment at once.

N. P. BANKS,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 13.

General BANKS:

Commodore Palmer sent me word, and I send it to you, that the sharpshooters of the Arizona had joined their regiment some time before the Arizona went up the river to Natchez; but I will send by the first opportunity.

D. G. FARRAGUT,

Admiral.

Having been ordered to New Orleans on account of sickness, the above is all the report I have to make.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. R. HERBERT,

Second Lieutenant 159th New York Regiment, Acting Signal Officer.

Captain WILLIAM B. ROE,

Chief Signal Officer, Department of the Gulf.