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sometimes with desperation. The Eleventh Illinois lost twenty-five--nine of whom were killed. Among them was a lieutenant whose name we could not learn. The Eighth Louisiana lost nearly one hundred in killed, wounded, and missing. The First Mississippi cavalry lost two Lieutenants and several men. Our whole loss is set down at one hundred and thirty--that of the enemy at three hundred. Lieutenant Ingersoll's account camp Eleventh Illinois infantry, Vicksburgh, Mississippi, March 15, 1864. dear C.: I am not much in the mood for letter-writing to-day, but I will try and write a short one to you. My last was written, I believe, before we reached Yazoo City, on our way down from Greenwood. Colonel Coates received orders while at Sulon to proceed to Yazoo City, take possession of the place, and send to Vicksburgh for camp equipage. When within about six miles of the city, (by land, about fourteen by the river,) Colonel Osband's First Mississippi cavalry, A. D., was disem
Doc. 111.-President Lincoln's order. General orders, no. 100. war Department, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, March 15, 1864. the following is an order by the President of the United States: Executive mansion, Washington, March 14, 1864. In order to supply the force required to be drafted for the navy, and to provide an adequate reserve force for all contingencies, in addition to the five hundred thousand men called for February first, 1864, the call is hereby made and a draft ordered for two hundred thousand men for the military service, army, navy, and marine corps of the United States. The proportional quotas for the different wards, towns, townships, precincts, or election districts, or counties, will be made known through the Provost-Marshal General's Bureau, and account will be taken of the credits and deficiencies of former quotas. The fifteenth day of April, 1864, is designated as the time up to which the numbers required from each ward of a
Capture of Simmsport and Fort de Russy. see Doc. 96, ante. Report of rear-admiral D. D. Porter. Mississippi Squadron, flag-ship Black Hawk, Fort de Russy, Red River, March 15, 1864. sir: I had the honor to report to you that I was about to ascend Red River with a fleet of gunboats, in company with a portion of General Sherman's command, or that of General Banks, whichever concluded to go. On the seventh of March I had assembled at the mouth of Red River a large fleet of ironclads, composed of the following vessels: Essex, Commander Robert Townsend; Benton, Lieutenant Commander James A. Greer; La Fayette, Lieutenant Commander J. P. Foster; Choctaw, Lieutenant Commander F. M. Ramsey; Chillicothe, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant S. P. Couthouy; Ozark, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant George W. Browne; Louisville, Lieutenant Commander E. K. Owen; Carondelet, Lieutenant Commander J. G. Mitchell; Eastport, Lieutenant Commander S. L. Phelps; Pittsburgh, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant W