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

SPECIAL ORDERS No

SPECIAL ORDERS No. 57.

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,
New Orleans, La., February 26, 1865.

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3. Maj. Gen. F. Steele is assigned to the command of the troops operating from Pensacola Bay and will proceed to Barrancas, Fla., to complete the organization and preparation of his column. He will have for the purpose of preparation the control of the depot of supplies at Barrancas, and will make requisitions for any additional supplies that may be needed upon the depots in Mobile Bay.

4. Capt. John R. Thompson, commissary of subsistence of volunteers, will report without delay to Brig. Gen. J. P. Hawkins, commanding division of colored infantry, for assignment to duty.

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11. Brig. Gen. M. Brayman, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby relieved from duty in the District of Natchez, and will proceed without delay to this city and report for orders to the commanding general Department of the Gulf.

By order of Maj. Gen. E. R. S. Canby:

 C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Lieutenant-Colonel and 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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