War of the Rebellion: Serial 102 Page 1032 Chapter LX. LOUISIANA AND THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

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by guerrillas responsible for their acts, experience having taught him that the influence of the inhabitants, if energetically exercised, can put down this species of robbery and murder. All acts of the Governor and Legislature of Texas, since the passage of the ordinance of secession, having been declared illegitimate, refugees will, upon their return to the State, resume possession of their property. The right and title to the property claimed must be beyond question.

By command of Major-General Sheridan:

E. B. PARSONS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE SOUTHWEST, Numbers 22. New Orleans, La., June 30, 1865.

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3. Colonel William McE. Dye, Twentieth Iowa Volunteers, having reported to these headquarters in compliance with orders from the headquarters of the Department of the Gulf, will report in person without delay to the major-general commanding for instructions.

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By command of Major-General Sheridan:

E. B. PARSONS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

June 30, 1865.

Major-General CANBY,

New Orleans:

General Pope needs seventy-five wooden pontoon-boats with bridging complete. Please send them to him at Saint Louis, or as many of them as can be spared, and report the number to these headquarters.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

C. B. COMSTOCK,

Brevet Brigadier-General and Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF, Numbers 174. New Orleans, La., June 30, 1865.

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8. Captain F. W. Perkins, assistant quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, will proceed to Mobile, Ala., without delay and relive Captain Henry C. Hodges, assistant quartermaster, U. S. Army, from his present duties at that post. Upon being so relieved Captain Hodges will immediately proceed to New Orleans and report at these headquarters for assignment to duty.

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

J. SCHUYLER CROSBY,

Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel, Aide-de-Camp, and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General