Papers relating to the surrender of forts Jackson and St. Philip.
United States Flag-Ship Hartford, off the city of New Orleans, May 1, 1862.
Sir — I have the honor to forward herewith to the department all the papers relating to the surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip to the forces under myse, Lieutenant and Post-Adjutant.
Disposition of prisoners captured.
No. 70.United States Flag-Ship Hartford, at anchor off the city of New Orleans, May 1, 1862.
Sir — I have to inform the department that in consequence of my not having any suitable place to put the crews of the rebel gun-boats captured by this fleet Commanding Flotilla.
Report of acting Lieutenant-Commander C. H. Baldwin, United States steamer Clifton.
United States Steamer, Clifton, New Orleans, May 1, 1862.
Sir — I have the honor to report that, since my arrival at Pass à l'outre, on the 18th of March, I have been employed, with little intermission, as follows: