Rear Admiral David D. Porter, US

Two of nine manuscript General Orders, signed while commanding the Mississippi Squadron during the Civil War.

General Order 1 dated 16 October 1862. Directs all ships to provide a listing of officers on board.

David D. Porter, General Order #1 

General Order 24 dated 29 December 1862. Officers shall not go further from the boat than the bank or next ships.

 David D. Porter, General Order #24