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General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863

Date: May. 24 1863 | Identifier: 845.1.g.9
Confederate General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863, issued by command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles E. Thorburn, ordering all commanding officers to requisition 2 havelocks for their men. Due to a shortage of paper, Confederate soldier Robert C. Caldwell used blank sections of this order to write a letter to his wife. more...
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HD Qts. City Rivers Defenses
Wilmington



Genl Orders No 28

Comdg Officers will at once make uquisition for two (2) Havelocks for each Non-Comm. officers + private in their command


By Command of Lieut-Col C.E. Thorburn Commander J.T.L. Reid Actg. Adgt.

January, th 21 1815 Saltchatchie River 5 miles this side of Pocotaligo

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