Thursday, 1865 October 12, Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama: “He will see that his command conduct themselves in an orderly manner . . .”

[A United States Colored Troops officer is ordered to investigate a postwar murder.] Head [Quarters] Post Decatur, Alabama October 12, 1865 Special Orders No. [blank] II. Lt. J. M. Warren, Co., D, 42nd U. S. Colored Infantry, will take a … Continue reading