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er the bayonets of the guards of United States soldiers. Where this partnership was refused, armed expeditions have been sent to the plantations to rob them of everything that was susceptible of removal; and even slaves, too aged or infirm for work, have, in spite of their entreaties, been forced from the homes provided by the owners, and driven to wanner helpless on the highway. By a recent General Order (No. 91) the entire property in that part of Louisiana lying west of the Mississippi river, has been sequestrated for confiscation, and officers have been assigned to duty with orders to "gather up and collect the personal property and turn over to the proper officers, upon their receipts, such of said property as may be required for the use of the United States army; to collect together all the other personal property and bring the same to New Orleans, and cause it to be sold at public auction to the highest bidders" --an order which, if executed condemns to punishment by s