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major-general commanding Thirteenth Army Corps, the following-named officers are announced as the staff of this brigade, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly: First Lieutenant A. J. Rockwell, Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteers, acting assistant adjutant-general; Surg. Oren Peabody, Twenty-third Iowa Volunteers, senior surgeon; Captain Howard Vandagrift, Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteers, provost-marshal; First Lieutenant F. A. Bird, Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteers, acting assistant quartermaster; First Lieutenant J. E. Phillips, Ninety-fourth Illinois Volunteers, acting commissary of subsistence; First Lieutenant N. C. Ridenour, Twenty-third Iowa Volunteers, acting assistant inspector-general; Second Lieutenant A. Scott Jordan, Nineteenth Iowa Volunteers, acting ordnance officer; Second Lieutenant M. E. Eversz, Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteers, aide-de-camp.

2. The above-named staff officers will at once enter upon their duties, and see that their respective departments are supplied in accordance with the requirements of existing orders from department and corps headquarters, and in perfect order for active and immediate service in the field.

HENRY BERTRAM,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

New Orleans, La., March 9, 1865.

Captain JOHN W. LOWELL,

Commanding Artillery Brigade:

CAPTAIN: The major-general commanding directs that you send the two batteries belonging to the First Division to Hickox Landing for embarkation. Captain Heaton, assistant quartermaster at the landing, will assign them transportation immediately on their arrival. They will be directed to take five days' rations from to-morrow. On arriving at Dauphin Island, they will be directed to report to Major General Gordon Granger for orders.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

New Orleans, La., March 9, 1865.

Colonel J. B. MOORE,

Commanding Third Division, Sixteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you send one brigade of your command by the steamers Fairchild and Carter by river to the steamer Guiding Star, now waiting at its mouth. They will take their camp and garrison equipage, forty rounds of ammunition per man, ten additional boxes of ammunition to each regiment, but no horses or wagons. The troops will be provided with five days' rations on starting. The commanding officer will be instructed to use every care to prevent the steamer Guiding Star being injured or defaced in any manner. The troops will proceed to Dauphin Island and be reported to Major General Gordon Granger for orders.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.