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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,

New Orleans, October 3, 1863-7.40 p. m.

Major-General FRANKLIN:

GENERAL: Your dispatch of 7 p. m. received. I congratulate you on the good conduct of the Nineteenth Corps, and hope it will continue. Fourth Division, Thirteenth Corps, moving to Brashear.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. P. STONE,

Brigadier-General, and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 87.

Carrolton, La., October 3, 1863.

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VI. Brigadier General A. Asboth will report forthwith in person to Major-General Banks, commanding in Department of the Gulf, for orders.

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By order of Major General E. O. C. Ord:

WALTER B. SCATES,

Lieutenant-Colonel, and Asst. Adjt. General, Thirteenth Army Corps.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,

New Orleans, October 4, 1863.

Major-General FRANKLIN,

Saul's Plantation:

GENERAL: Dana reports that the enemy have one of two steamers on the Atchafalaya near him. Let them be watched if they attempt to come down.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[CHAS. P. STONE,]

Brigadier-General, and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,

New Orleans, October 6, 1863.

Major-General FRANKLIN,

In the Field:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding desires that so soon as General Washburn's forces join you, you push on toward Vermillionville and feel the enemy.

The major-general commanding and staff leave this [place] to join you to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. P. STONE,

Brigadier-General, and Chief of Staff.