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uly 21, 1861. Assistant ordnance officer on the staff of Maj. General McClellan at Washington, July 27 to Sept. 25, 1861, and on the staff of Maj. General Butler, Sept. 25, 1861, to Mar. 20, 1862. Major, staff, Assistant Adj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 1, 1861. Engaged in the organization of the expedition to New Orleans, La. Chief of staff and ordnance to Maj. General Butler, commanding department of the Gulf, May 20 to Dec. 16, 1862; engaged on an expedition from Ship Island to Biloxi, Miss. (in command), Apr., 1862, capture of New Orleans, La., May 1, 1862. On sick leave of absence, June to Sept., 1862. In command of expedition to Ponchatoula, the headquarters of General Jeff. Thompson, Sept. 13-23, 1862, destroying a large train and inflicting much other damage on the enemy. Sick at New York City, Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 29, 1862. Attached to the staff of General Butler, Dec., 1862, to June, 1863. Captain, Ordnance, Mar. 3, 1863. In command of brigade,