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GENERAL ORDERS No. 7
HDQRS. ARMY OF ARKANSAS
Little Rock, Ark.,
January 26, 1865

  1. At a board of commissioned officers which convened at Little Rock, Ark., pursuant to Special Orders No. 14, current series, from these headquarters and of which Brig. Gen. E. A. Carr was president, to name the number and names of regiments, battalions, and detachments belonging to the Army of Arkansas entitled to have "Little Rock" inscribed on their banners. The following are the number and names:

. . . . .Twenty-seventh Iowa Infantry. . . . . .

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I--Volume XXXIV--In Four Parts. Part II --Reports. Page 157

GENERAL ORDERS No. 28
QUARTERS 16TH ARMY CORPS
Montgomery, Ala.,
July 17, 1865

The following-named regiments of this command are authorized to place on their regimental colors the battles set opposite their respective designations:

. . . . . Twenty-seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry: Fort De Russy, Pleasant Hill, Yellow Bayou, Lake Chicot, Tupelo, Nashville, Blakely. . . .

J. HOUGH
Assistant Adjutant-General

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series I--Volume XXXIV--In Four Parts. Part II --Reports. Page 1082