War of the Rebellion: Serial 084 Page 0904 LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI. Chapter LIII.

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Twenty-sixth New York Battery, First Delaware Battery, Second Connecticut Battery, Seventeenth Ohio Battery, First Indiana Battery, Company A, First Indiana Heavy Artillery, Company G, First Indiana Heavy Artillery.

By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:

B. F. MOREY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, New Orleans, La., August 28, 1864.

Major General N. P. BANKS,

Commanding Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, La.:

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that the First Louisiana Infantry be ordered to join the Nineteenth Corps at Morganza, reporting to the commanding officer at that place.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. F. MOREY,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, No. 117.

New Orleans, La., August28, 1864.

General Orders, No. 40, from these headquarters authorizing the formation of an invalid battalion for the Corps d'Afrique in this department is hereby revoked. All enlisted men heretofore transferred from regiments to this battalion will be returned. Those not able for active service will be sent to hospital and notification sent to their regimental commander, in order that they may be taken up on the rolls.

By command of Major-General Banks:

GEORGE B. DRAKE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

LITTLE ROCK, August 28, 1864.

Captain J. R. GRACE,

U. S. Navy:

I have dispatched to General Andrews in regard to a movement up White River, in which your co-operation is solicited. I requested General Andrews to consult with you on the subject. Whatever you may agree upon will be satisfactory to me.

Very respectfully,

F. STEELE,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF LITTLE ROCK, Little Rock, Ark., August 28, 1864.

Brigadier General C. BUSSEY:

GENERAL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you keep reconnoitering parties out to the south, and, if possible, let them go as far as the Saline.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. H. DYER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.