The arms and colors will be piled conveniently, and will be received by the officers of the United States.
The sick and wounded of the garrison will be cared for by the authorities of the United States, assisted, if desired, by either party of the medical officers of the garrison. Charles P. Stone, Brigadier-General W. N. Miles, Colonel Commanding Right Wing of the Army. Wm. Dwight, Brigadier-General. G. W. Steedman, Colonel Commanding Left Wing of the Army. Marshal J. Smith, Lieutenant-Colonel, Chief of Artillery. Henry W. Birge, Colonel Commanding Fifth Brigade, Glover's Division. N. P. Banks, Major-General. Frank Gardner, Major-General.
A National account.
headquarters Port Hudson, Thursday, July 9, 1863.
Heaven be praised!
Port Hudson is ours!
In my late letters I have informed you how, step by step, we were encroaching upon the enemy, until all resistance would be useless.
Some — where about midnight of the seventh, a Lieutenant of