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Headquarters Department of the Gulf
New Orleans, October 1, 1862
General Orders No. 77
Every officer, not a disbursing officer of the United States Government, who has collected public funds in this Department, will make an immediate return of all collections and disbursements previous to this date. This return will be made to D.C.G. Field, Financial Clerk, at these Headquarters, and all balances will be turned over to him.
By command of MAJOR-GENERAL BUTLER
GEO. C. STRONG, A.A.G.
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