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hat pass was largely fortified by the enemy. Accordingly, I permitted Major Strong, at his request, to take two companies up towards Pontchatoula, where Brig.-Gen. Jeff Thompson held his rebel camp. With great courage and determination, and in the face of innumerable difficulties, Strong extended his reconnoissance up to Pontchatoula. All the rebel troops ran away, and Thompson had gone before that; and all Strong could do was to capture Thompson's sword and spurs and destroy the other property and burn up some number of carloads of the provisions, as he had no means of bringing them away. A more daring performance than that of Strong was not done duriThompson's sword and spurs and destroy the other property and burn up some number of carloads of the provisions, as he had no means of bringing them away. A more daring performance than that of Strong was not done during the war by anybody. In the meantime I had become satisfied that the French government had come to an understanding with Mr. Seward and had broken off with Mason and Slidell; and that Seward was to aid the French Emperor in his attack on Mexico. That fact the man Seward himself confessed by an order issued that no arms shoul
pany of, as guard in New Orleans, 374; visit from colonel of, 414, 415; ordered against Vicksburg, 461; reference to, 896. Third Massachusetts Regiment, 173. Thomas, Col., Stephen, appointment of, 303; expedition into Louisiana, 496. Thompson, Captain, appointed to command Sixth Maine Battery, 305; disperses a mob at New Orleans, 376-377. Thomas, General, reference to, 655-714. Thompson, Brig.-Gen., Jeff., testimony regarding woman order, 419; at Pontchatoula, 489. Thorpe, Col. Thompson, Brig.-Gen., Jeff., testimony regarding woman order, 419; at Pontchatoula, 489. Thorpe, Col. T. B., superintends cleaning New Orleans, 404; tribute to, 407. Times urges General Wool's appointment, 279; proposes George Law for dictator,576; government agent, 939. Todleben, reference to, 812-813. Totten, General, chief of engineers, 466. Townsend, Colonel, at Big Bethel, 270, 275. Trent's Reach, navy unable to go above, 744; enemy's gunboats came through, 751. Trent affair, 316, 324. Tribune concedes right of secession, 141-142; abuse from, 142; letter to Andrew prin