Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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from New Orleans arrived this evening-
Nov. 19. Employed in getting mules on shore and in breaking them to packs and harness. Prepared a preparatory order assigning the troops to garrison Fort Brook, and arranging the troops for service in the field. Lt. Col. [?] directed to command Fort Brook.
20. Reported to the Adjt. Genl. – troops employed in breaking mules. A cargo of corn condemned- An election ordered to supply its vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Captain Robinson of the Washington City Volunteers.
21. Genl. J. appointed Lt. T.B. Linnard Aid de camp.

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sent to the Adj. General a copy of a letter to the late Colonel Walker, with a copy of his reply in relation to a misrepresentation of General Scott. Proceedings of General Court Martial acted on –
22. Troops employed in breaking mules, and other preparations for the field.
23rd. Genl. J. addressed a letter to General Gaines requesting the aid of the 6th Regt. Infantry, and informing him of the difficulties of his situation, & the near approach of the time when the Tennesseans would claim their discharge.