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Date Original

1864 January 14

Description

Governor Harris Flanagin orders five companies of Arkansas Mounted Volunteers to combine and form the First Battalion and to elect a lieutenant colonel as their commander.

Transcription

By order of H. Flanagin
Gordon N Peay Adj Gen.
Hd Qrs of the Gen of Com in Chief
of the Militia of Arkansas
Washington Jany 14th 1864
General Order
No 8
Ordered that the following companies of Arkansas
Mounted Volunteers, called into the Service of the State under the
proclamation of the 10th of August A D 1863, [illegible] and all
designated as the five [illegible], Viz
Company A. Capt E.H. Williamson
Company B. Capt Reuben C.Reed
Company C Capt Allen F. Pettus
Company D Capt G.H. Hale
Company E Capt Capt John W. Dyer
And said companies are ordered to proceed on the 18th inst
to organize the [illegible] by the election of a Lieutenant Colonel
to command it, and to certify such organization and election
to the adj Gen of the State
By Command of His Ex H. Flanagin
Gen & Com in Chief

Physical Description

Document, 8.25" x 10.5"

Subjects

Civil War; military; Governors; Military officers

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000594, Box 2, 1863-1864, pg. 25

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Military Board of Arkansas records, MS.000594

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

General order number 8, Military Board of Arkansas records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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