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Doc. 93.-the capture of New-Madrid, Mo. General Pope's official report. headquarters District of the Mississippi, New-Madrid, March 14, 1862. General: I have the honor to submit, for the information of the General commanding the Department, the following report of the operations which resulted in the capture of this place. I arrived before this town with the forces under my command on Monday, the third instant. I found the place occupied by five regiments of infantry and several companies of artillery. One bastioned earthwork, mounting fourteen heavy guns, about half a mile below the town, and another irregular work at the upper end of the town, mounting seven pieces of heavy artillery, together with lines of intrenchments between them, constituted the defensive works. Six gun-boats, carrying from four to eight heavy guns each, were anchored along the shore, between the upper and lower redoubts. The country is perfectly level for miles around the place, and as t