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GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE, No. 6.

FIRST DIVISION, U. S. COLORED TROOPS, Blakely, Ala., April 28, 1865.

During the present expedition, while on board transports, this command will move in the following order: First, steamer Iberville, the flag-ship of the general commanding; second, steamer Lockwood; third, steamer Groesbeck. The two last-named vessels will conform their movements to the movements of the Iberville.

By order of Brigadier General William A. Pile:

GEO. MAHAFFEY,

First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE, No. 10.

FIRST DIV., U. S. COLORED INFANTRY, On Board Steamer Iberville, [April 28, 1865.]

The general commanding being ordered by Special Orders, No. 50, extract III, from headquarters First Division, U. S. Colored Troops, dated steamer Groesbeck, April 28, 1865, to proceed to Mobile, Ala., Colonel L. L. Zulavsky, Eighty-second U. S. Colored Infantry, as senior officer, will assume command of the brigade.

By order of Brigadier General W. A. Pile:

GEORGE MAHAFFEY,

First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE, No. 8.

FIRST DIVISION, U. S. COLORED TROOPS, On Board Steamer Iberville, April 28, 1865.

I. In pursuance of Special Orders, No. 10, Extract I, current series, from these headquarters, the undersigned assumes command of this brigade.

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L. L. ZULAVSKY,

Colonel Eighty-second U. S. Colored Infantry.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WEST FLORIDA,

Barrancas, April 28, 1865.

Commander JAMES F. ARMSTRONG,

Commanding Navy-Yard:

COMMANDER: I have the honor to offer you my sincere thanks for your co-operation in my recent expedition to Milton, and beg in return to tender the services of the military forces under my command whenever they may be required by the naval authorities. I also beg to give my thanks, through you, to Lieutenant Commander C. S. Norton, of the U. S. steamer Albatross, for his courtesy and efficiency.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. ASBOTH,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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