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

SPECIAL ORDERS No

SPECIAL ORDERS No. 58.

HDQRS. 1ST DIV., U.S. COLORED TROOPS,
Near Mobile, Ala., May 19, 1865.

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III. The following transfers are hereby made and will take effect at once: Seventy-third U.S. Colored Infantry to Third Brigade, Forty-eighth U.S. Colored Infantry to First Brigade. Col. F. M. Crandal, Forty-eighth U.S. Colored Infantry, will immediately assume command of the First Brigade.

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V. The troops of this command, excepting the Eighty-second and Eighty-sixth Regiments, will move camp to-morrow morning at 4 o'clock. Reveille will be at 3 o'clock. The new camp will be at the race track, on the Shell road, and six miles from Mobile. The troops will march under conduct of the brigade commanders.

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

 SAM. 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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