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rvice. You have met double numbers of the enemy and defeated him in the open field; but I need not further enlarge upon this topic. You were sent here to do that. I commend you to your commander. You are worthy of his love. Farewell, my comrades! again farewell! Benj. F. Butler, Major-General Commanding. Banks Announces his policy. On assuming command, the new Commanding General issued the following proclamation: Headq's Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, Dec. 16, 1862. In obedience to orders from the President I have assumed command of the Department of the Gulf, to which is added by his special order, the State of Texas. The duty with which I am charged requires me to assist in the restoration of the Government of the United States. It is my desire to secure to the people of every class all the privileges of possession and enjoyment which are consistent with public safety or which it is possible for a beneficent and just Government to confe