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George tells Francis of his declining the Colonelcy of the 11th Louisiana Regiment of African descent.
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promotion; African American soldiers; photograph; troop movement; blockade
Porter, George Washington, 1838-1888 -- Correspondence; Porter familiy -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865); United States. Army. Louisiana Volunteers of African Descent Infantry Regiment, 11th (1863-1866)
Porter, George W., "Letter from George W. Porter to Francis P. Porter" (1863). Harvey Collection Letters. 226.
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