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Title: [Military] 1813 Sep. 25, Camp Good Exchange [Regimental orders from] General [Andrew] Jackson / Jo[h] n Coffee : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Coffee, John

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Date: September 25, 1813
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is dated September 25, 1813, and is written by John Coffee. He is relaying Regimental orders from General Andrew Jackson for several companies to march to Huntsville, Tennessee under the command of Lt. Colonel Allcorn and Major Lauderdale.
Collection:John Coffee Papers
Box:MS 1008
Document: sc181

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Camp good exchange25th September 1813
[added: Regimental orders]

Pursuant to orders this day [unclear: received ] from Major General Jackson , the companies of Captain Bynn , Captain Coleman , Captain Bradley and Captain Baskerville be detached, tomorrow morning at sun rise under the command of Lieutenant Col [Colonel] John Allcorn , and Major James Lauderdale and proceed with all possible dispatch the most direct rout [route] to Huntsville Madison County W.T. [West Tennessee] So soon as Col Allcorn reaches the neighbourhood [neighborhood] of Huntsville, he will correspond and cooperate with Col Perkins or the commanding officer of the troops of that County for the protection thereof of the inhabitants thereof untill [until] you receive further orders from me, I shall follow you immediately with the whole balance of the Regiment and will

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join you the earliest possible in the vicinity of Huntsville__ for the necessary supplies of forage for your detachment, you will direct your quarter master Sergeant to purchase and give receipts countersigned by yourself which will be taken and [unclear: drafts ] on the Governor of Tennessee given by the Regimental quartermaster as I pass on with the rear of the Regiment_ The contractors agent of this department, will be with you and furnish rations for the men under your command untill I reach you__

Jno [John] Coffee Col Tense [Tennessee] [added: Volunteer Cavalry U.S. [United States]]
[added: Regimental Order
Camp Good Exchange
25th Sept [September] 1813]

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