as he gets back into the Gard House he goes pop sure and hours that they are not
required to drill they can go where they please. The gard house was not large
enough for the first flew nights and days but yesterday there was but two or three
in and to day none. No person is allowed out of Camp after dar[k] unless by
permission of the Col. So you see we have the best of order and every thing mooves
off pleasantly." USGA Newsletter, IV, 1 (Oct., 1966), 3.
Ill. Vol. Militia. Although the 7th Congressional District Regt. did not
officially become the 21st Ill. until mustered into U. S. service on June 28, the
new designation was used on June 19.
Orders No. 9
Head Quarters Camp Yates June 19, 1861.
ORDERS NO. 9,
Until otherwise ordered there will be daily Drill as follows:
Squad Drill from 6. A M to 7. a m, Sundays excepted.
Company Commanders will have their companies divided
into convenient squads, and appoint suitable persons to Drill
them. The Officers of Companies are expected to be present, and
give their personal supervision to the Drills, and see that all their
men, not on duty are present.
Company Drill from 10 to 11 o clock a m, and from 5 to 6
o clock P. M.
By order |
U S. GRANT Col |
Commanding 21st Regt. |
Copy, DNA, RG 94, 21st Ill., Order Book. |
Orders No. 10
Head Quarters Camp Yates June 25 1861.
ORDERS No 10.
Capt R. Madisons
1 Company of Artillery will hereafter turn
out at Parade with the other Troops. Their position for this
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Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April-September 1861.
Contributors: John Y. Simon - Editor.
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press.
Place of publication: Carbondale, IL.
Publication year: 1969.
Page number: 47.
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