he crowd was perfectly compact.
Through the courtesy of the store-keepers, ladies had admission to their windows and verandahs.
The street was never, on any occasion, more greatly crowded or more splendidly embellished by the presence of the soldiers and the fair sex.
Gen. James Trudeau, whose staff was a prominent feature before the multitude — this being its first parade — was composed of Brigade Inspector, Maj. Alex. Trudeau; First Aid-de-Camp, Capt. Jas. R. Currell; Paymaster, Capt. Geo. Eustis; Quartermaster, Capt. Phil. Buchanan; Assistant Aids, Captains Conrad, Burthe, and Forstall.
This legion consists principally of the Orleans battalion of Artillery, the Chasseurs-a-Pied, the Orleans Guard battalion, the Esplanade Guards, the Louisiana Cadets, the Garibaldi Rifles, and the German and other companies.
Gen. Tracy's brigade, the right resting on Camp street, was composed of a squadron (two companies) of cavalry, a battalion of artillery, and two regiments of infantry;