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.
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.