War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0159 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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neutralized the Union men of the South will treat the secession governments as void, organize new governments, and thus the Union be restored by the union of loyal people.

In reference to military matters, I should suppose that the Topographical Bureau had full surveys of the points mentioned in the Southwest. If they have not, they ought to have. A perfect military survey of this country should be made whenever it can be, and the Government ought to make for its own use an accurate map of the country.

Your friend and cousin,

EDWD. D. MANSFIELD.

[Indorsement.]

ENGINEER DEPARTMENT,

June 10, 1861.

Copy forwarded for the information of headquarters.

Very respectfully,

JOS. G. TOTTEN,

Brevet Brigadier-General, U. S. Army.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA, Numbers 9.

Fort Pickens, June 4, 1861.

Captain Rufus Ingalls, Quartermaster's Department, and chief quartermaster, will perform, in addition, the duties of subsistence for this department.

By order of Colonel Brown:

GEO. L. HARTSUFF,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA, Numbers 10.

Fort Pickens, June 5, 1861.

I. First Lieutenant Alexader J. Perry, having been appointed assistant quartermaster, with the rank of captain, he will relieve Lieutenant Langdon in the duties of quartermaster and commissary at Fort Pickets and Captain Ingalls in the duty of commissary of subsistence for this department.

II. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Brooks, having been promoted to major of the Second Artillery, is relieved from company duty and will turn over to Lieutenant Pennigton the command of Company H, Second Artillery.

By order of Colonel Brown:

GEO. L. HARTSUFF,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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MORROW, WARREN COUNTY, OHIO, June 7, 1861.

General TOTTEN:

DEAR COUSIN: Since I wrote you last I have obtained a list of the boats inspected in 1860. This gives for the upper Ohio as follows: Cincinnati, 78 boats - average, 250 tons; Wheeling, 39 boats - average,