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Captain Clark (current)
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Note: The commanding officer is fully assured that every man of his detachment will have a true respect for his own dignity and not make it necessary for him to leave St. Charles for a more retired situation [The orderly book was a record kept in each command of all written orders].
Reprinted by permission of the American Studies Programs at the University of Virginia.
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