Special Order No. 238 issued by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant appointing a sergeant in Louisiana Volunteers of African Descent
Provided by: Tennessee State Library and Archives
White officers were assigned to black USCT units, and this is an order issued by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant appointing Sgt. Zina B. Chatfield of the 4th Regt., Minn. Inf. Vols. as Orderly Sgt. in the 12th Regt. of Louisiana Volunteers of African Descent.