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

GENERAL ORDERS No

General Orders No. 19.

HDQRS. 1ST DIV., U.S. COLORED TROOPS,
Near Blakely, Ala., April 14, 1865.

 

The 30-pounder Parrott battery located on the right of Col. Charles W. Drew's line is hereby designated Battery Wilson, in honor of Capt. S. R. Wilson, Seventy-sixth U.S. Colored Infantry, under whose superintendence it was constructed.

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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