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24th of April, ordered the Fourth Battalion of Infantry, under command of Major Thomas G. Stevenson, to garrison Fort Independence, where it remained until the 21st of May. On the 29th of April, the Second Battalion of Infantry, under command of Major Ralph W. Newton, was ordered to garrison Fort Warren, where it remained until ded in command of Fort Warren by Brigadier-General Joseph Andrews, who remained on duty there, and at Camp Cameron, in Cambridge, until Nov. 18, 1861. On the 21st of May, the Fourth Battalion of Rifles, Major Samuel H. Leonard, was ordered to Fort Independence, where it was recruited to a regiment of three years volunteers, afte, of Boston, could not see any thing objectionable in the resolutions, and was in favor of their immediate passage. The resolves were ordered to be printed. May 21. In the Senate.—The whole of the forenoon session was taken up in discussing and amending the bill in aid of the families of volunteers. It finally passed to be
on, by land, under command of General Spinola; after a short engagement, the troops were ordered to return. Two or three short expeditions occupied the time till May 21, when Lee's brigade, with other forces, left Newbern, for the purpose of attempting the surprise and capture of the rebel force in the fortifications at Mosely Cr usual routine of camp duties, until May 18, when it was ordered to report to Colonel Dudley, in command of the Third Brigade, in camp at Merritt's Plantation. May 21.—The whole force of General Auger having been brought together, the line of march was taken for Port Hudson. A section of Arnold's Battery was put upon the road Encamped on Madam Porter's plantation. On the 15th, it started in pursuit of the enemy, marching to New Iberia in two days. From the 26th of April to the 21st of May, the regiment was employed at Barre's Landing in collecting and guarding corn, cotton, sugar, and molasses, guarding negroes, and loading and unloading boats at