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No. 3.

Ship Island, March 22, 1862.

The troops in this Department will be brigaded as follows:
First Brigade, Brig. Gen. J. W. Phelps, C. S. Volunteers. Commanding-

Sth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers :
9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers :
7th Regiment Vermont Volunteers ;
8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers :
12th Regiment Vermont Volunteers ;
13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers ;
Ist Vermont Battery ;
2d Vermont Battery :
4th Massachusetts Battery :

Read's Cavalry (one company).
Second Brigade, Brig. Gen. Thomas Williams, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding-

26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers ;
31st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers ;
21st Regiment Indiana Volunteers ;
6th Michigan Volunteers ;
4th Wisconsin Volunteers :
6th Massachusetts Battery ;
Nim's Battery ;

Durivage's Cavalry (one company).
Third Brigade, Acting Brig. Gen. G. F. Shepley, Colonel 12th Maine Volunteers,
Commanding-

12th Regiment Maine Volunteers :
13th Regiment Maine Volunteers ;
14th Regiment Maine Volunteers ;
15th Regiment Maine Volunteers ;
30th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers ;
1st Maine Battery :
Magee's Cavalry (one company).

BY COMMANI) OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

GEO. C. STRONG,

Assistant Adjutant General.

No. 4.

Ship Islanıl, March 24, 1862.

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A Board of Officers, consisting of

1. Col. 0. P. Gooding, 31st Massachusetts Volunteers :
2. Lieut. Col. A. B. Farr, 26th
3. Major David R. Hastings, 12th Maine
4. Capt. William Roy, 21st Indiana

5. First Lieut. John Brennan, 12th Connecticut Volunteers ; Will assemble at the Headquarters of the 31st Massachusetts Volunteers, on the 25th inst., or as soon thereafter as practicable, for the examination of such officers as may be brought before it.

The Board will report upon the capacity, qualifications, propriety of conduct and efficiency of the officers examined.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL, BUTLER :

GEO. C. STRONG,

Assistant Adjutant General.

No. 5.

Ship Island, March 25, 1862.

1. All public property of the Quartermaster's or Ordnance Departments in possession of the several regiments of this division, and not required for immediate issue to the troops, will be turned over to the chiefs of these departments respectively, at Division Headquarters.

II. Capt. John H. Nelson, 30th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, is hereby appointed Provost Marshal of the forces at Ship Island. He will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

GEO. C. STRONG,

Assistant Adjutant General.

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