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nd children in any capacity most suited to their ability. All male negroes who are incapacitated by old age, ill health, or in any other respect, from serving in regiments of African descent, will be duly cared for and assigned as heretofore to the nearest camp for such persons. By order of the Secretary of War, L. Thomas, Adjutant-General. Joseph A. Ware. General Banks's order. headquarters Department of the Gulf, New-Orleans, August 21, 1863. General order.--I. Colonel John S. Clark, Major B. Rush Plumley, and Colonel George H. Hanks are hereby appointed a commission to regulate the enrolment, recruiting, employment, and education of persons of color. All questions concerning the enlistment of troops for the Corps d'afrique, the regulation of labor, or the government and education of negroes, will be referred to the decision of this commission, subject to the approval of the commanding general of the department. II. No enlistments for the Corps d'afrique wi