Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Brigadier-General Ruggles” in article pos=53 of The Daily Dispatch: November 25, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...es in the line — the black flag.
New Orleans, Nov. 24.
--Over twenty-eight thousand troops were reviewed here on yesterday by Gov. Moore, of Louisiana, Major General Lovell, and Brigadier-General Ruggles .
The line was over seven miles long.
One regiment, numbering 1,400, were free colored men.
The military display was one of the grandest exhibitions ever witnessed on this continent.
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