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

SPECIAL ORDERS No

SPECIAL ORDERS No. 20.

HEADQUARTERS AUGUR'S DIVISION,
Baton Rouge, La., May 20, 1863.

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VIII. During the temporary absence of the general commanding, the charge of the town and the troops therein will devolve upon Captain [Luther] Goodrich, provost- marshal.

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Colonel Drew, Fourth Louisiana Native Guards, will move his regiment into Fort Williams to-day, and take command of the garrison. He will  not permit the camps or property of the troops now absent to be interfered with. The officer commanding the First Louisiana Native Guards will hold his regiment in readiness to move at a moment's notice with two days' cooked rations.

By command of Major-General Augur:

 GEO. B. HALSTED,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

 

 


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Bennie J. McRae
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Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Louisiana Native Guards | Tags: Native Guard , Louisiana
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1863, Assistant Adjutant-General, Baton Rouge (Louisiana), Civil War, Louisiana, Ohio, Williams,