General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863

HD Qts. City Rivers Defenses

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

General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863
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.
May 24, 1863
Original Format
military records
19cm x 16cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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