General Orders for Nauvoo Legion, 25 January 1842

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NAUVOO LEGION.
Head Quarters, Nauvoo Legion,)
City of , Ill. Jan. 25th, 1841 [1842].)
GENERAL ORDERS.
All the public arms will be required to be in the best possible condition at the general inspection, and parade, on the 7th of May, proximo, and no deficiency whatever will be countenanced, overlooked, or suffered to pass without fine, on that occasion—all persons, therefore, holding said arms will take notice, and govern themselves accordingly: and, in order that the general inspection may pass off in a truly military style, alike honorable to the legion, and creditable to the citizen-soldier, the brigadiers are required to attend the battalion parades within their respective commands, and inspect said arms in propria persona, prior to the general parade. [p. 700]
Persons disregarding these general orders, whether officers or privates, will find themselves in the vocative.
The Invincibles, (’s company of light-infantry,) will be detailed for fatigue duty, on escorts and special service; and will take post by assignment, and receive their orders direct from the , through his Herald and Armor Bearer.
His Excellency, the of ; the of this judicial circuit, and the members of the Bar; the county officers of ; , and , with their respective field and staff officers,—of the Militia; and , and , with their respective field and staff officers, and Capt. Davis’, and Capt. Avery’s companies of cavalry,—of the Militia; are respectfully invited to attend, and participate in the General Parade on the 7th of May.
JOSEPH SMITH,
Lieutenant General;
Per ,
Drill-Officer, & Brev. Maj. Gen.
,
Major General;
Per Hugh McFall, Adjutant General. [p. 701]