Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Saxton” in chapter 1 of Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865:
... military measure; and President Lincoln, on Jan. 1, 1863, issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
In September, 1862, General Butler began organizing the Louisiana Native Guards from free negroes.
General Saxton , in the Department of the South, formed the First South Carolina from contrabands in October of the same year.
Col. James Williams, in the summer of 1862, recruited the First Kansas Colored.
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