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to the race course at the crossing of the canal and Canal street. At that point you will await notice that transportation is in readiness from Captain Heaton, assistant quartermaster, and will embark as rapidly as transportation can be furnished.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

New Orleans, La., March 10, 1865.

COMMANDING OFFICER PONTONIERS (114TH ILLINOIS INFTY.):

CAPTAIN: The major-general commanding directs that you move with your command, with five days' rations and transportation, to the Half-Way House, to-morrow morning, and there await notice that transportation is in readiness from Captain Heaton, assistant quartermaster, and will embark as rapidly as transportation can be furnished.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

New Orleans, La., March 10, 1865.

Colonel J. B. MOORE,

Commanding Third Division, Sixteenth Army Corps:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you send one brigade of infantry to the race course, where Canal street crosses the canal, for embarkation as fast as transportation can be furnished by Captain Heaton, assistant quartermaster. They will take their camp and garrison equipage, and their transportation to the race course, and will be provided with five days' rations. On embarking, they will proceed to Dauphin Island, and report to Major-General Granger for orders.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Chalmette, La., March 10, 1865.

Colonel J. B. MOORE,

Commanding Third Division:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you retain, from your Second Brigade, which was ordered this evening to go to the crossing of Canal street and canal, troops sufficient to fill the two boats, Belvidere and Corinthian, whose capacity is 600 and 300, respectively.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. HOUGH,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.