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1864 February 07


Special order number 13 states Captain James M. McCain is authorized to raise a company of mounted volunteers to serve for one year.


Hd Qrs of the Gov & Com in Chief
of the Militia of Arkansas
Washington February 7th 1864
Special Orders}
No. 13}
II Capt James M. McCain is hereby authorized to raise
organize and muster into the Service of the State of Arkansas a
Company of Mounted Volunteers to consist of no less than sixty four
no more than ninety six men to serve for the term of one year.
He is hereby ordered to report the organization of the Company as soon as
formed, and forward to the Adjutant General of the State a certificate of the
election of officers, and a complete descriptive list of the Company
embracing therein an appraisement of the horses, horse equipments and
Arms: Such appraisement to be made by these completed members
of the Company to be detailed by the Captain for that duty
II II. The Company will not be entitled to elect a second
and third Lieutenant, until it numbers at least sixty four men
the minimum required by law.
By Command of His Ex H. Flanagin
Gov & Com in Chief
Gordon W. Peay Adj Gen State

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Document, 8" x 9"


Civil War; Military; Cavalry

Geographical Area

Washington, Hempstead County (Ark.)




MS.000594, Box 2, 1863-1864, p. 37

Resource Type



Military Board of Arkansas records, MS.000594


Arkansas State Archives

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Arkansas State Archives

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Special order number 13, Military Board of Arkansas records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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Special order number 13