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Doc. 27.-destruction of Cotton. Official order and despatch. Richmond, Friday, May 2, 1862. To Major-General M. Lovell: The following despatch was sent to you on the twenty-fifth of April. A. T. Bledsoe, Assistant Secretary of War. it has been determined to burn all the cotton and tobacco, whether foreign or our own, to prevent it from falling into the hands of the enemy. You will therefore destroy it all, if necessary, to prevent them from getting it. G. W. Randolph, Secretary of War. C. S. Of America, headquarters, Department No. 1, camp Moore, Louisiana, May 3, 1862. General Order No. 17.--The enemy, by an overwhelming naval force, having succeeded in passing the defences and gaining possession of the city of New Orleans, are jubilant in the boast, that the struggle which a gallant people are making from a bondage to which death would be preferable, is rapidly closing in disgrace and humiliation to the South. They claim that the great Valley of the West
s, with batteries, Everett's, Culpeper's, and Bledsoe's, in the centre, and trains in rear of theirhe bridge, which was silenced by a section of Bledsoe's artillery. Lieutenant Hastings, of the Ssition on the right of Johnson's brigade, and Bledsoe's First Missouri battery on the right of Greganced and drove in my skirmishers. I ordered Bledsoe's and Everett's batteries to open fire, and Crett's on the right of Johnson's brigade, and Bledsoe's on the right of the two regiments in the fron of the First Missouri Confederate battery (Bledsoe's), attached to Gregg's brigade. A statementd I also regret that neither this battery nor Bledsoe's First Missouri battery, commanded by First ired four hundred and twenty-eight rounds. Bledsoe's battery fired one hundred and twenty-five rhe day and in every stage of the conflict, by Bledsoe's battery, Lieutenant R. L. Wood commanding. ads. A section of the First Missouri battery, Bledsoe's, having been placed in position on my left [1 more...]
ert. Maury's division consisted of three brigades, commanded by Brigadier-General Moore and Acting Brigadier-Generals Cabell and Phifer. Hebert's division consisted of four brigades, commanded by Brigadier-General Green and Colonels Martin, Gates, and Colbert. The cavalry, except such companies as were on detached service, was under command of Acting Brigadier-General Armstrong. The artillery was apportioned as follows, with Maury's division: Hoxton's battery, Lieutenant Tobin commanding; Bledsoe's battery; McNally's battery, Lieutenant Moore commanding; Lucas' battery, and Sengstack's battery; Hoxton's and Brown's battery; Sengstack's batteries were held as reserves, under command of Lieutenant Burnett, acting Chief of Artillery of the division. With Hebert's division were Wade's, Landis', Guibo's, Dawson's, and King's. The cavalry force, under General Armstrong, reported to the Major-General commanding the combined forces, and afterwards acted under orders direct from him. On