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that he has complied with the order from the time he received it, but had sent away one squad of such paroled prisoners before he received the order.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE L. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE GULF, NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS, Port Hudson, July 15, 1863.

Major General N. P. BANKS,

Commanding Department of the Gulf:

GENERAL: All the enlisted men captured in this place have been paroled; all, excepting the sick and wounded and nurses in the hospital, have sent out of our lines. Forty officers left for New Orleans on the steamboat I. M. Brown at 3.30 p. m. to-day. The total number of enlisted men paroled is stated to be 5,935; the total number of officers (not paroled) is stated at 405; aggregate of prisoners taken, 6,340.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[CHAX. P. STONE,]

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE GULF, NINETEENTH ARMY CORPS, Baton Rouge, July 15, 1863.

Colonel O. P. GOODING,

Commanding United States Forces at Baton Rouge:

SIR: The commanding general directs that you at once forward to General Grover, at Donaldsonville, the troops-infantry, artillery, and cavalry--which have recently come to Baton Rouge from Port Hudson. The quartermaster's department will furnish the necessary transportation.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[C. EMERSON,]

Second Lieutenant 174th New York Vols., Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE GULF, 19TH A. C., Numbers 171.

Port Hudson, July 15, 1863.

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IX. Leave of absence for twenty days, on surgeon's certificate, with permission to apply to the Adjutant-General of the Army for an extension of 40 days, is granted to Major General C. C. Augur, U. S. Volunteers.*

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By command of Major-General Banks:

RICH'D B. IRWIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*General Augur being assigned to duty elsewhere, did not return to the Department of the Gulf.

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