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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...