Head Quarters Nauvoo Legion
Adjutant General’s Office
G.S.L. city, June 30, 1857.

General Orders, No. 3.

I.—The gentlemen to whom was intrusted the organization of the Lehi, Provo, Iron, Davis and Weber Military Districts will proceed to complete the same by the organization of a Regiment of Infantry in each District and the election of the proper officers as required by law, including a Major and Adjutant to each Battalion.

II.—It is recommended that Cavalry companies should be dispensed with throughout the Territory, until further orders, and that all meetings and drills after 4th July next should be performed on foot.

III.—The following appointments are made in the Legion:–

1st—In the Corps of Topographical Engineers
William Clayton as Lieutenant Colonel;
Jesse W. Fox do
Horace K. Whitney as Major;
Lee Hawkins do
John V. Long do
Wm. G. Mills as Captain;
Thomas D. Brown do
John Jaques do
James H. Martineau do
James Linforth do
John Gillett as First Lieutenant;
Orson Pratt, Jr., do
Aurelius Miner as Second Lieutenant;
Charles Mueller do

2d—In the Ordinance Department
Geo. B. Wallace as Lieutenant Colonel;
Robert L. Campbell as Captain;
Charles Colebrook do
Henry Malbon as First Lieutenant;
John M. Bollwinksi do
Edward Martin do

They will be obeyed and respected accordingly.

IV.—Col. T.W. Ellerbeck is assigned for duty in the Corps of Topographical Engineers when his duties as Chief of Ordinances will permit.

By order of Lieut. Genl. Daniel H. Wells.

James Ferguson,
Adjt. Genl.

[Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, June 30, 1857, 1]
[Deseret News, 7:136]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, May 2006]


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