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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This handwritten document orders Major Allen to cause a national salute to be fired upon the arrival of Captain Rhodes with thirty-five men of Battery E 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery. The orders were written by James Y. Smith, Governor and Commander in Chief, August Hoppin, Adjutant General.
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Document, Special Orders No. 32, James Y. Smith and Aug. Hoppin, September 29, 1864, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.