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Organization of the troops in the Department of the Gulf (Nineteenth Army Corps), Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, U.S. Army, commanding, April 30, 1863;
headquarters Opelousas, La.

FIRST DIVISION.(1)

Maj. Gen. CHRISTOPHER C. AUGUR.

First Brigade.

Col. EDWARD P. CHAPIN.

Second Brigade.

Brig. Gen. GODFREY WEITZEL.

Attached to Second Brigade.

Third Brigade.

Col. NATHAN A. M. DUDLEY.

Unattached.

SECOND DIVISION.

Brig. Gen. THOMAS W. SHERMAN.

First Brigade.

Brig. Gen. NEAL DOW.

Second Brigade.

Col. ALPHA B. FARR.

Third Brigade.

Col. FRANK S. NICKERSON.

Artillery.

DEFENSES OF NEW ORLEANS. (2)

THIRD DIVISION.

Brig. Gen. WILLIAM H. EMORY.

First Brigade.

Col. TIMOTHY INGRAHAM.(3)

Second Brigade.

Col. HALBERT E. PAINE.

Third Brigade.

Col. OLIVER P. GOODING.

Artillery.

Capt. RICHARD C. DURYEA.

Cavalry.

FOURTH DIVISION.

Brig. Gen. CUVIER GROVER.

First Brigade.

Brig. Gen. WILLIAM DWIGHT, Jr.(4)

Second Brigade.

Col. WILLIAM K. KIMBALL.

Third Brigade.

Col. HENRY W. BIRGE.

Artillery.

Capt. HENRY W. CLOSSON.

BRASHEAR CITY, LA.(5)

Col. CHARLES E. L. HOLMES.

SHIP ISLAND, MISS.

DISTRICT OF KEY WEST AND TORTUGAS.(6)

Brig. Gen. DANIEL P. WOODBURY.

DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA.(7)

Col. WILLIAM C. HOLBROOK.


Notes:

  1. The divisions were numbered as herein indicated January 14, 1863, and the batteries were assigned January 17, 1863.
  2. Brigadier-General Sherman assumed command of these defenses January 10, 1863.
  3. Succeeded Brig. Gen. George L. Andrews (assigned to command February 21), who was appointed chief of staff at department headquarters March 6.
  4. Assigned February 12.
  5. Detachments at La Fourche Crossing and Tigerville.
  6. Transferred to Department of the Gulf, and General Woodbury assigned to command by General Orders, No. 66, Adjutant-General's Office, March 16, 1863.
  7. Known also as the District of Pensacola.



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Created 12/30/1998; code revised 5/2/2000

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