War of the Rebellion: Serial 062 Page 0371 Chapter XLVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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FRANKLIN, LA., February 19, 1864-8 p. m. (Received 10 p. m.)

Brigadier-General STONE,

Chief of Staff:

The One hundred and tenth New York is just leaving in the steamer Starlight for Brashear.

W. B. FRANKLIN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, New Orleans, February 19, 1864.

GENERAL: During the occupation of the country bordering the Bayou Teche the post and depot at Brashear City will be under the orders of the commander of the forces in Western Louisiana.

by command of Major-General Banks:

RICHD. B. IRWIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Colonel Molineux.)

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, New Orleans, February 19, 1864.

Brigadier-General DWIGHT,

Commanding at Fort Jackson:

GENERAL: If the Wisconsin company can finish promptly the mounting of the guns, the Fourth Regiment, Corps d'Afrique, can proceed on board the Sallie Robinson to Port Hudson. The Wisconsin company had better go into company until had better go into camp until the quarters vacated by the Fourth Corps d'Afrique can be thoroughly cleansed and whitewashed.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. P. STONE,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

PORT HUDSON, LA., February 19, 1864-10 a. m.

Brigadier General C. P. STONE:

Nothing of importance to report this morning. Will attend to bridge for the field at once.

GEO. L. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers.

HEADQUARTERS, Baton Rouge, La., February 19, 1864.

Colonel L. A. SHELDON,

Commanding Forces at Plaquemine:

The general commanding directs that you be informed of an expedition which is the be made to-day toward Rosedale. The party, numbering about 100, will return down the Grossetete, via Indian