ninth Indiana Infantry, Twenty-first Missouri Infantry. Second Brigade-Thirty-second Iowa Infantry, Twenty-seventh Iowa Infantry, Fifty-eighth Illinois Infantry, Tenth Kansas Infantry, Sixth Minnesota Infantry (New Orleans), One hundred and seventy-eighth New York Infantry. Third Brigade-Thirty-fourth New Jersey Infantry, Fifty-second Indiana Infantry, One hundred and seventeenth Illinois Infantry, Eleventh Wisconsin Infantry (Brashear City). Light artillery-Second Illinois Battery, Seventeenth Ohio Battery (New Orleans).
Third Division: First Brigade-Fortieth Missouri Infantry, Thirty-third Wisconsin Infantry, Fourteenth Wisconsin Infantry. Second Brigade-Forty-ninth Missouri Infantry, Ninety-fifth Illinois Infantry, Forty-fourth Missouri Infantry. Third Brigade-Seventy-second Illinois Infantry, Eighty-first Illinois Infantry, One hundred and twenty-fourth Illinois Infantry (Vicksburg), One hundred and eighth Illinois Infantry (Memphis), Eighth Iowa Infantry (Memphis). Light artillery-First Indiana Battery.
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By order of Major General E. R. S. Canby:
C. T. CHRISTENSEN,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 43.
Near New Orleans, La., March 1, 1865.
I. Colonel Risdon M. Moore, One hundred and seventeenth Illinois Infantry Volunteers, is assigned to the command of the Third Brigade of this division.
By order of Brigadier General K. Garrard:
J. B. SAMPLE,
Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS SEPARATE CAVALRY BRIGADE,
Carrollton, La., March 1, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel C. T. CHRISTENSEN,
Asst. Adjt. General, Military Division of West Mississippi:
COLONEL: I have the honor to report that the troops composing this command have all arrived and are in camp at Carrollton. I would also stat that the Second New York Veteran Cavalry is in readiness to march, their preparations for the field being completed.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
T. J. LUCAS,
HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
New Orleans, La., March 1, 1865.
Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT:
SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of the 15th ultimo. The policy indicated in that letter has been adopted with regard to all property that falls into our hands as the