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

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HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION U.S. COLORED TROOPS,

Vicksburg, Miss., September 24, 1864.

 Col. VAN E. YOUNG,  Commanding First Brigade:

COLONEL: You will please direct that four companies from the Forty-eighth, increased up to 200 men, under command of Major Stevens, be prepared to move by transports on Monday next, with seven days' rations and 100 rounds of ammunition per man. The necessary arrangements will be made at once, and Major Stevens will be directed to report to Colonel Gilchrist, commanding Fiftieth U.S. Colored Infantry, for further instructions.

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

 O. J. WRIGHT,

Lieutenant and Acting 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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