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General Orders for Nauvoo Legion, 25 May 1841

NAUVOO LEGION.
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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, Illinois,)
May 25th, A. D. 1841.)
GENERAL ORDERS.
The 1st Company, (riflemen) 1st Battalion, 2nd Regiment, 2nd Cohort, will be attached to the escort contemplated in the general orders of the 4th inst., for the 3rd of July next.
In forming the Legion, 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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will observe the rank of companies as follows; to wit:
1st Cohort—the flying artillery first, the lancers next, and the riflemen next—visiting companies of dragoons next the lancers, and cavalry next the dragoons:
2nd Cohort—the artillery first, the lancers next, the riflemen next, the light-infantry next, and the infantry next—visiting companies in their appropriate places on the right of the troops of their own grade: the ranking company of the 1st Cohort will be formed on the right of said cohort, and the ranking company of the 2nd Cohort will be formed on the left of said cohort,—the next on the left of the right, the next on the right of the left, and so on to the center. The escort will be formed on the right of the forces.
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. 435]
NAUVOO LEGION.
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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, Illinois,)
May 25th, A. D. 1841.)
GENERAL ORDERS.
The 1st Company, (riflemen) 1st Battalion,  2nd Regiment, 2nd Cohort, will be attached  to the escort contemplated in the general or ders of the 4th inst., for the 3rd of July next.
In forming the Legion, 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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will  observe the rank of companies as follows;  to wit:
1st Cohort—the flying artillery first, the  lancers next, and the riflemen next—visiting  companies of dragoons next the lancers, and  cavalry next the dragoons:
2nd Cohort—the artillery first, the lancers  next, the riflemen next, the light-infantry  next, and the infantry next—visiting compa nies in their appropriate places on the right  of the troops of their own grade: the ranking  company of the 1st Cohort will be formed on  the right of said cohort, and the ranking  company of the 2nd Cohort will be formed on  the left of said cohort,—the next on the left  of the right, the next on the right of the left,  and so on to the center. The escort will be  formed on the right of the forces.
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. 435]
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 the 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, 25 May 1841; in Times and Seasons, 1 June 1841, 2:435.

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