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5/8/1863

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Special Orders Number 50

Special orders issued by Brigadier General W.L. Cabell announcing all men formerly of Clarkson's Cavalry Regiment and Adam's Infantry Regiment "who are now absent from their Regiment" must report for duty within ten days. All men who are not exempted from military duty must enroll in a company within ten days as well. Anyone who refuses will be arrested. SMC.69.1