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, their relation to the avenues of approach, could be noted through the photographs. One of General Banks' first acts on assuming command of the Department of the Gulf had been to order the reoccupation of Baton Rouge. On December 17, 1862, General Grover arrived with forty-five hundred men. About five hundred Confederates who were in the town immediately departed, and Grover prepared for an attack which did not come. Baton Rouge suffered less than might have been expected during the war. ButGrover prepared for an attack which did not come. Baton Rouge suffered less than might have been expected during the war. Butler gave orders for its destruction in August, 1862, but on account of the many institutions it contained these were rescinded. The State House was burned December 28, 1862, but this was due to a defective flue and not to an incendiary's vandal torch. How the Federal Camp lay by the road of approach The Camp near the penitentiary The Camp in front of the Methodist church Thompson, and the project was finally undertaken by Martin and five others, including myself. on the evening