- Aug 30, 2019
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How many reported in how many companies and what was their designation."On March 24, 1865, 'All Creoles and other free persons of color between the ages of 16 and 50' received an order by D. H. Maury, the Confederate commander at Mobile, 'to report at once at these headquarters to be organized into companies for local defense.' "
-Weary of War: Life on the Confederate Homefront by Joe A Mobley, p.78