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ssued to Major Paul E. Theard by Adjutant General Grivot: Instructions to Major Paul E. Theard: You will proceed with your detachment on board of the steamboat Yankee, and go down to Forts St. Philip and Jackson, where you will demand of the persons in charge of the forts to surrender them; and you will take possession of the same in the name of the State of Louisiana.--Haul down the United States flags, if floating there, and hoist the Pelican flag from Fort Jackson. Place Captain St. Paul, with the 1st Company of Chasseurs-a-Pied, in possession of Fort St. Philip, and take possession of Fort Jackson, with the balance of the detachment. You will hold the forts, and defend them against any and all attacks to the last. Strict discipline and order must be exacted by you. By order of His Excellency, Thomas O. Moore, Governor of the State of Louisiana. M. Grivot, Adj't. General. The troops assembled on board, forming the detachment, numbered 166, according