1853 September 16 Special Orders to George A. Smith

Title

1853 September 16 Special Orders to George A. Smith

Description

Special Orders given revoking previous orders, and directing military supply needs.

Type

Correspondence
Nauvoo Legion

Sender

Daniel H. Wells

Recipient

George A. Smith

Date

1853 September 16

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Military
Nauvoo Legion

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Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion
Adjutant Generals Office
G. S. L. City, Sept 16th 1853.
Special Orders
No
I. That portion of Special Orders, No. of the 12th inst. directing an election to be held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Major Nowlin, is hereby revoked.
II. Col. Geo. A. Smith is hereby directed to see that a transfer be made from the [horse?] companies of the Central & Southern divisions of the Utah Military District, to the companies in course of organization by Capt[ns]. Miller & Wall of those men who have failed to equipp themselves as mounted men.
By order of
Lieut Gen[l] Dan. H. Wells
To Col. P. M. Conover James Ferguson
Commanding Lieut General
Utah Military District
To Col. G. A. Smith
Commanding
Southern Division Nauvoo Legion

Item sets

Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion

Adjutant Generals Office

G. S. L. City, Sept 16th 1853.

Special Orders

No

I.  That portion of Special Orders, No. [?] of the 12th inst.  directing an election to be held to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Major Nowlin, is hereby revoked.

II.  Col. Geo. A. Smith is hereby directed to see that a transfer be made from the [horse?] companies of the Central & Southern divisions of the Utah Military District, to the companies in course of organization by Captns. Miller & Wall of those men who have failed to equipp themselves as mounted men.

By order of

Lieut Genl  Dan. H. Wells

James Ferguson

Lieut General

To Col. P. M. Conover​​​​​  

Commanding​​​​​​

Utah Military District

To Col. G. A. Smith

Commanding

Southern Division Nauvoo Legion