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

HDQRS

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, U.S. COLORED TROOPS,
Vicksburg, Miss., July 2, 1864.

Col. F. M. CRANDAL,
Commanding Forty-eighth U. S. Colored Infantry:

COLONEL: You will embark with your regiment, with as little delay as possible, on the boats of the Marine Brigade, taking your transportation, ten days supplies, and a small number of intrenching tools. Col. George M. Ziegler has been directed to report to you for orders. As soon as the two regiments are embarked you will report to Maj. Gen. H. W. Slocum, commanding district, for instructions.

By order of Brig. Gen. J.P. Hawkins:

 SAML. B. FERGUSON,

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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