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General Orders for Nauvoo Legion, 10 August 1841

GENERAL ORDERS.
Head-Quarters, Nauvoo Legion,)
City of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, Aug. 10, A. D. 1841.)
It becomes our painful duty to officially notify the troops of our command of the untimely decease of that noble chief, Brigadier General Don Carlos Smith

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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—he fell, but not in battle, he perished, but not by the weapons of war—at his burial you paid him honor, but he is gathered to his fathers to receive greater honor.
In consequence of this afflictive dispensation of Divine Providence the commisioned officers of the staff and line will wear crape on the left arm for thirty days.
The commissioned officers of the 2nd Cohort will convene at General Joseph Smith’s office, on Saturday, the 4th day of September, proximo, at 10 o’clock, A. M., for the purpose of electing a Brigadier General; at which time and place the Court of Appeals will sit.
The Legion will assemble at the usual place of rendezvous, in the City of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, on Saturday the 11th day of September, proximo, at 10 o’clock, A. M., for the purpose of general parade—the militia officers of the County of Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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,Illinois; and the County of Lee

First permanent settlement established, 1820. Organized 1837. Population in 1838 about 2,800; in 1840 about 6,100; in 1844 about 9,800; and in 1846 about 13,000. Following expulsion from Missouri, 1838–1839, many Saints found refuge in eastern Iowa Territory...

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, Iowa; are respectfully invited to attend.
The adjutants of regiments will form their respective regiments at 9 o’clock, and at 10 o’clock the adjutant

Ca. 1798–after 1860. Carpenter. Born in Pennsylvania. Married Elizabeth. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Moved to Illinois, by 1839. Lived at Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Appointed adjutant general in Nauvoo Legion, 9 Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo City Council, 1841...

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of the Legion will form the line by regiments, and not by companies as heretofore.
A special Court Martial will convene at the usual place, on Saturday the 28th day of August at 10 o’clock, A. M. for the transaction of business.
JOSEPH SMITH,
Lieutenant General.
JOHN C. BENNETT

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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Major General. [p. 517]
GENERAL ORDERS.
Head-Quarters, Nauvoo Legion,)
City of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, Aug. 10, A. D. 1841.)
It becomes our painful duty to officially  notify the troops of our command of the  untimely decease of that noble chief,  Brigadier General Don Carlos Smith

25 Mar. 1816–7 Aug. 1841. Farmer, printer, editor. Born at Norwich, Windsor Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Palmyra, Ontario Co., New York, 1816–Jan. 1817. Moved to Manchester, Ontario Co., 1825. Baptized into LDS church by David...

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 he fell, but not in battle, he perished, but  not by the weapons of war—at his burial  you paid him honor, but he is gathered to  his fathers to receive greater honor.
In consequence of this afflictive dispen sation of Divine Providence the commis ioned officers of the staff and line will  wear crape on the left arm for thirty  days.
The commissioned officers of the 2nd  Cohort will convene at General [Joseph] Smith’s  office, on Saturday, the 4th day of Sep tember, proximo, at 10 o’clock, A. M.,  for the purpose of electing a Brigadier  General; at which time and place the  Court of Appeals will sit.
The Legion will assemble at the usual  place of rendezvous, in the City of Nau voo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, on Saturday the 11th day of Septem ber, proximo, at 10 o’clock, A. M., for  the purpose of general parade—the mili tia officers of the County of Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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, Illinois; and the County of Lee

First permanent settlement established, 1820. Organized 1837. Population in 1838 about 2,800; in 1840 about 6,100; in 1844 about 9,800; and in 1846 about 13,000. Following expulsion from Missouri, 1838–1839, many Saints found refuge in eastern Iowa Territory...

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, Iowa;  are respectfully invited to attend.
The adjutants of regiments will form  their respective regiments at 9 o’clock,  and at 10 o’clock the adjutant

Ca. 1798–after 1860. Carpenter. Born in Pennsylvania. Married Elizabeth. Moved to Ohio, by 1834. Moved to Illinois, by 1839. Lived at Hancock Co., Illinois, 1840. Appointed adjutant general in Nauvoo Legion, 9 Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo City Council, 1841...

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of the Le gion will form the line by regiments, and  not by companies as heretofore.
A special Court Martial will convene  at the usual place, on Saturday the 28th  day of August at 10 o’clock, A. M. for  the transaction of business.
JOSEPH SMITH,
Lieutenant General.
JOHN C. BENNETT

3 Aug. 1804–5 Aug. 1867. Physician, minister, poultry breeder. Born at Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Bennett and Abigail Cook. Moved to Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, 1808; to Massachusetts, 1812; and back to Marietta, 1822. Married ...

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Major General. [p. 517]
JS, General Orders, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, to Nauvoo Legion, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 10 Aug. 1841; in Times and Seasons, 16 Aug. 1841, 2:517.

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