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Milliken's Bend - Honoring the contributions of black soldiers during the Civil War


Recruitment of Command

Documents for recruiting the commanders of colored troops.
Training pamphlet and original recruiting documents.

Training Pamphlet for Applicants for Command of Colored Troops written by
John H. Taggart, Esq. a preceptor, or instructor, at the Free Military School.

Original recruiting documents posted March 2, 1864 to J.D. Clarke in Walsworth, Wisconsin granting him permission to enter the Free Military School.
     

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