Wednesday, December 28, 2011

1861 December 28 Head Quarters U. S. Forces Paducah Ky

Special order
No 159.

In honor of the arrival of Brig. Genl. Grant
Commander of the District of Cairo, a Salute of Eleven
Guns will be fired from Willard's Battery, paraded near
Fort Anderson.

By order of
Brig Genl. C[harles]. F[erguson]. Smith

MSS 10645

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