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ery, Major Walton; Louisiana Guards; Montgomery Guards; Sarsfield Guards; Louisiana Legion, General Palfrey, represented by first and second companies of Louisiana Foot Rifles. The occasion was made an outlet for enthusiasm. The convention left the Lyceum hall to fraternize with the troops. Its members, preceded by its president, Hon. Alexander Mouton, walking arm in arm with Lieutenant-Governor Hyams, marched into the square and formed in line to the left of the commands. Meanwhile Mayor Monroe and Colonels Labuzan and De Choiseul had ascended to the top of the city hall. Once there, they took their stand at the foot of the flag-staff. At the first stroke of eleven o'clock, given from the belfry of the First Presbyterian church near by, a report was heard. It was the first gun of the salutation, followed by twenty others. With the last gun the Pelican flag ascended, eagerly to be unfurled to the Southern breeze. Major Walton invited three cheers, which the troops gave in ri
a post then of peculiar difficulty. Being Mayor Monroe's representative, he was in fact the real aOn the morning of April 26th, Mr. Baker, at Mayor Monroe's request, went to the Hartford to explain or his reply a letter written by Mr. Soule. Mayor Monroe, a thoroughly decided man, respected, as altly understood your determination. Brave Mayor Monroe showed coolness, along with the dignity worer Henry H. Bell, the bearer of the letter, Mayor Monroe remarked: As I consider this a threat to bouthority which it would be folly to resist, Mayor Monroe threw a passing triumph in his assurance thing in the air. While this was going on, Mayor Monroe walked down into the street, where he placerequest, threatened no longer. Instead, as Mayor Monroe turned toward the hall, they broke into checated their civil authority. On April 28th Mayor Monroe had no intimation that it was by your (Farrut addressed the following communication to Mayor Monroe. It was delivered to the mayor by two nava
ishing depots, both labor and forage, between the Boeuf and Pleasant Hill—the country thereabout being utterly barren. Out of abounding caution, he left small detachments to guard these depots. Meanwhile; throughout the Teche country, Vincent's Second Louisiana cavalry rode everywhere, alert and watchful, keeping marauders in order. Toward the end of February, 1864, Taylor had posted his army as follows: Harrison's mounted regiment (just organized), with a 4-gun battery, were ordered to Monroe. Mouton's brigade was encamped near Alexandria; Polignac had headquarters on the Ouachita; Walker's division lay at Marksville, with three companies of Vincent's cavalry. One day, Sherman came to New Orleans to confer with Banks. Friend and enemy were the wiser for this interview. Immense shifting in commands did, in truth, in both armies follow this secret de Polichinelle. Taylor, warned by it of the re-buzzing of Banks' bee, hastened Polignac, on March 7th, to Alexandria—thence with Mo