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Estimated garrisons required for permanent works, Department of the Gulf.

Estimated garrison, Pieces

Totten's report, 1851. Artillery.

Designation of Major Peace. War. Moun

permanent McAlester ted.

works. 's

estimate

of

minimum

artillery

garrison.

Fort Taylor 1,000 1 co., say 60 1,000 124

Fort Jefferson 1,500 1 co., say 60 1,500 99

Fort Pickens 1,350 1 co., say 60 1,260 87

Fort Barrancas 400 1 co., say 60 . . . 22

and redoubt. 19

250

Fort Morgan 500 1 co., say 60 700 71

Fort Gaines 300 1/2 co say 30 400 30

Ship Island 250 1/2 co., say 30 400 13

Fort Macomb 400 1 co., say 60 300 37

Fort Pike 450 1 co., say 60 300 39

Battery 80 . . . 100 6

Bienvenue

Tower Dupre 30 . . . 50 . .

.

Fort Jackson 800 1 co., say 60 600 87

Fort Saint 530 1 co., say 60 600 53

Philip

Fort Livingston 200 1/2 co., say 30 300 17

Total 7,790 10 1/2 cos. say 7,760 704

630

New estimate.

Designation of Full. Heavy U. S. Infantry Aggre

permanent artillery. . gate

works.

Fort Taylor 179 1 co., 125 200 325

Fort Jefferson 420 1 co., 125 300 425

Fort Pickens 150 1 co., 125 200 325

125

Fort Barrancas 29 1 co., 125 . . . . . .

and redoubt. 19 . . .

. . .

Fort Morgan 71 1 co., 125 100 225

Fort Gaines 30 1 co., 125 100 225

Ship Island 23 1 co., 125 100 225

Fort Macomb 46 1 co., 125 . . . 125

Fort Pike 47 1 co., 125 . . . 125

Battery 8 . . . . . . . . .

Bienvenue

Tower Dupre 6 . . . . . . . . .

Fort Jackson 87 1 co., 125 200 325

Fort Saint 53 1 co., 125 200 325

Philip

Fort Livingston 24 25 . . . 25

Total 1,192 11 cos.,1,400 1,400 2,800

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE SOUTHWEST,

New Orleans, June 8, 1865.

Major General E. R. S. CANBY,

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

GENERAL: I am instructed by the major- general commanding to acknowledge the receipt of Your communications of this date relative to the two heavy artillery regiments now serving within Your command. The general directs me to say in reply that he desires that one of the regiments named (whichever one You may choose to select) may be held in readiness to go to Texas, and subject to his orders.

I am, general, very respectfully, Your most obedient servant,

JAS. W. FORSYTH,

Brigadier- General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, Numbers 152.

New Orleans, La., June 8, 1865.

1. Lieutenant Colonel J. G. Chandler, of the quartermaster's department is hereby relieved from duty in this city, and I will proceed by first opportunity to Mobile, Ala., and report for duty to Major General Gordon Granger, commanding Thirteenth Army Corps.

* * * * *

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

C. H. DYER,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE SOUTHWEST,

June 8, 1865.

Brevet Major-General GRIERSON,

Commanding Cavalry, Department of the Gulf:

GENERAL: I herewith inclose orders for the movement of the Eighteenth New York Cavalry. Steamers will be at Travisville to- night, in