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General T. W. Sherman's
Letters and Orders
Port Royal
found in War of Rebellion Records
The following documents are from the War of Rebellion Records on the Port Royal Expedition in
1861 and 1862. This expedition by the United States Army and Navy captured the Sea Islands in
South Carolina including Beaufort and Port Royal, Fernandina, and St. Augustine in Florida.


General T. W. Sherman to Capt. Rufus Saxton Invasion Force (September 13, 1861)

General T. W. Sherman to Capt. Rufus Saxton on Equipping Expedition (September 13, 1861)

General T. W. Sherman Troop Instructions for the Expedition (General Orders 13, October 15,
1861)

General T. W. Sherman Ship Assignments for the Expedition (General Orders 15, October 15,
1861)

General T. W. Sherman's Instructions from Secretary of War Cameron on Arming Freedmen Oct
14, 1861

General T. W. Sherman Instructions for Landing General Orders 19, October 23, 1861)

General T. W. Sherman Negro Labor December 14, 1861

General T. W. Sherman General Order 9 Requesting Help with Freedman February 6, 1862

General T. W. Sherman Proclamation to the People of East Florida March 20 ,1862
General T. W. Sherman
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