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Clark, Rufus H. (fl. 1862-1863) [Special orders no. 50 regarding the honorable discharge of Ernest Longpre]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08474.02 Author/Creator: Clark, Rufus H. (fl. 1862-1863) Place Written: New Orleans, Louisiana Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 February 1863 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.8 x 19.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Clark as Adjutant Third Regiment, Louisiana Native Guards. States that Longpre (spelled in the letter as "Longprie"), of French Creole descent, served as First Lieutenant, Third Regiment, Louisiana Native Guards.

Background Information:

People: Clark, Rufus H., fl. 1862-1863
Longpre, Ernest, 1839-?

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryAfrican American TroopsAfrican American HistoryConfederate States of AmericaFreemen

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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