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so greatly in the loss of troops by death. As I have said, Baton Rouge was very healthy for the troops, and I saw fit to leave them there for a few days until health was restored. Indeed, there were some regiments that could not bring into line more than two hundred men. On the 29th of July, General Breckinridge ordered a general movement of all his troops on Baton Rouge. His own division consisted of four brigades, in addition to General Clark's division and the large portion of General Ruggles' brigade. Orders were issued requiring all troops to concentrate for this move, stating it to be of the greatest importance. True, Breckinridge's division had suffered somewhat from disease, but not in any degree as ours had suffered. The other troops had been quietly camped and drilled at Camp Moore and elsewhere for months. On the 30th of July he moved from Baton Rouge with his full force. In his report, which he did not render until the 30th of September, he makes every at
S., stump speaker, 106. Robinson, Gov. George D., Butler's successor, 976. Roby, governor of New Hampshire, aids Butler in recruitment, 303. Rochereau, Colonel, a New Orleans banker. 433-435. Rodman, quoted upon Porter's reports, 808. Rogers, Lieutenant, afterwards admiral at Annapolis, 195. Roman, Lieutenant, repulses enemy, 649. Rosecrans, reference to, 877. Ruce, Major, surrender at Fort Fisher, 795. Ruffin, George L., Esq., judge of Charlestown, Mass., 974. Ruggles' Brigade at Baton Rouge, 481. S Salisbury, great loss of life in prison pen at, 609-610. Salem Zouaves, 190,195. Sanford, Major-General Butler's disagreement with, 757-758. Savannah blockade runners, enter harbor, 849. Schouler, Gen., William, misrepresents Butler, 168-169. Scotch Irish in New Hampshire, 37, 40, 44. Scott, Winfield, introduction to, 127; concedes right of secession, 142; sends despatch to Colonel Jones in Baltimore, 180; disciplines Lieutenant-Colone