Creator

B. B. Campbell

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9-4-1865

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Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery

General Orders: Permanent directives issued by General Headquarters to all members of a command, concerning policy as well as administrative matters.

This General Order provides instructions regarding weekly reports provided to the Headquarters of the Eastern District of Lousiana indicating, among other benchmarks, "how far the colored population are carrying out the views of the Government in bending to constant employment and industry, and laying the groundwork for their future welfare; or how far they are disposed to be idle and dissolute."

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