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First Division United States Colored Troops organized at Vicksburg, Mississippi

BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN. P. HAWKINS

Commander


SPECIAL ORDERS No. 106.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE,
Milliken's Bend, La., April 16, 1863.

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XI. Brig. Gen. J.P. Hawkins is hereby assigned to the command and organization of all troops of African descent in this department.

By order of Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,
Assistant Adjutant-General.


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MOBILE, ALABAMA CAMPAIGN
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