War of the Rebellion: Serial 064 Page 0322 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter XLVI.

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NEW ORLEANS, June 12, 1864.

Captain DE WITT CLINTON,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, West Mississippi Division:

SIR: In compliance with the verbal request of the commanding general, I herewith furnish a list of batteries comprising the artillery force of the Nineteenth Army Corps:

Name 3-inch 6- 12- 20- 30-

ordnance pounder pounder pounder pounder

gun smooth light Parrott Parrott

bore Napoleon

1st 4 ....... 2 ........ .......

Delaware

Battery

2nd ....... ....... 6 ........ ........

Massachu-

setts

Battery

1st Vermont 4 ....... 2 ........ .......

Battery

21st New 2 ....... 4 ........ .......

York

Battery

7th 4 ....... 2 ......... ........

Massachu-

setts

Battery

26th New ....... ....... 4 ......... ........

York

Battery

4th 4 ........ ....... ......... ........

Massachu-

setts

Battery

15th ....... 2 4 ........ ........

Massachu-

setts

Battery

17th Ohio ....... ....... 6 ......... .......

Battery

2nd ....... 6 ....... ......... .......

Connecticut

Battery

One ...... ....... ....... 4 ........

battery,

1st Indian

Heavy

Artilllery

Do ....... ....... ....... ........ 4

Total 18 8 30 4 4

I am, sir, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

RICHARD ARNOLD,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF,

New Orleans, June 12, 1864.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,

Department of the Gulf:

SIR: In the organization of the artillery of the Nineteenth Army Corps, I have to request that the Fourth Massachusetts Battery, now equipped as infantry, be disarmed and ordered to report to me for duty in the field.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

RICHARD ARNOLD,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery, Dept. of the Gulf.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 19TH A. C. AND U. C. FORCES, Numbers 137.

Morganza, La., June 12, 1864.

5. Brigadier-General Lawler, commanding detachment Thirteenth Army Corps, will immediately commence the shipment of the troops under his command to New Orleans. The wagons will precede each division. General Lawler will retain his division until the last. The quartermaster's department will furnish transportation.

By command of Brigadier-General Emory:

FREDERICK SPEED,

Assistant Adjutant-General.