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A special order for Brevet Brigadier General Thomas Bowen to be relieved of his command of the 1st Brigade 1st Division 7th Army Corps so that he could muster out with his troops.
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Kendrick, H. S., "Special Orders No. 116" (1865). Bowen Collection. 17.
Head-Quarters, 1st Div. 7th, Army Corps, and Post of Little Rock, Little Rock, Ark., June 24th. 1865 Special Orders, No. 116 (Extract) 3. Brevet Brigadier General T. M. Bowen, is hereby, relieved from command of the 1st Brigade 1st Division 7th Army Corps, to enable him to muster out of service with his command, and will transfer the records of the Brigade to Colonel Adolph Dengler, 43rd Illinois Infantry Volunteers, who is hereby appointed to that command. By order of Brevet Major General F. Salomon: H. S. Kendrick Assistant Adjutant General Brevet Brig Genl T. M. Bowen Comdg 7th Brigade 1st Div 7th A. C.