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Special Orders, Head Quarters, Camp Cameron, July 5, 1861

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Identifier: D06791

Title: Special Orders, Head Quarters, Camp Cameron, July 5, 1861

Description: States, "Col. White will immediately upon receipt of this order exchange his command from Steamer Louisiana to Steamer A. McDowell. . . .The Steamer Louisiana will as soon as the exchange is effective return to this Port for further orders. . . ."

Transcription: Head Quarters Camp Cameron

July 5th 1861


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Col White will immediately upon receipt of this order exchange his command from Steamer Louisiana to S[t]eamer A McDowell and prosecute his expedition with latter Boat —

The Steamer Louisiana will so soon as the exchange is effected return to this Post for further orders —


Capt Hawkins of 7th Regt with his Company will accompany the McDowell as a guard — and return in same capacity to the[?] Steamer Louisiana


By order of

John D Stevenson 7th

Regt Comdg on Mo River[Missouri River]


F Whitehead

Post Adjt[Post Adjutant]

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-07-05

Type(s): Orders, Military

Maker/Creator: Whitehead, F.

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Steamboats
Armed Forces

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