HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, U.S. COLORED TROOPS,
Vicksburg, Miss., March 25, 1864.
Brig. Gen. I. F. SHEPARD,
Commanding First Brigade:
You will cause the Forty-ninth Regiment U.S. Infantry (colored) to move at once with their camp and garrison equipage to this place. Colonel Young will send an officer immediately to select a suitable place for his camp.
By order of Brig. Gen. J. P. Hawkins:
S. B. FERGUSON,
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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