Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
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SPECIAL ORDERS

SPECIAL ORDERS, No. 10.

HDQRS. 1ST DIV., U.S. COL. TROOPS,
 Vicksburg, Miss., March 16, 1864.

 I. The First Mississippi Infantry, A.D.; Fourth Mississippi, A. D., and one battalion of the First Mississippi Cavalry, A.D., will hold themselves in readiness to proceed with their transportation, camp and garrison equipage, &c., to Goodrich's Landing, La., where they will be assigned, under the direction of Brig. Gen. L. Thomas, Adjutant-General U.S. Army, for the protection of the plantation interests of Milliken's Bend, Goodrich's Landing, La., Lake Providence, and Skipwith's Landing.

The commanding officers of the Fourth Mississippi Infantry, A. D., and the battalion of the First Mississippi Cavalry, A.D., will report to Col. A. W. Webber, First Mississippi Infantry, A.D., for orders.

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

 S. 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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