Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF VICKSBU

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF VICKSBURG,

 June 22, 1864.

 Brig. Gen. J. P. HAWKINS,
Commanding Division :

GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs that you hold 2,000 infantry of your command in readiness for service in the field, the force to move by the river. The time and object of the expedition will be made known hereafter�

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

 H. C. RODGERS,

 Assistant Adjutant-General.

 

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SOURCE: United States War Department. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.

 


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