|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Assistant Adjutant General Thomas Jordan to Major General Leonidas Polk, March 14, 1862
Physical Appearance: March 14, 1862 - Thomas Jordan at Head Quarters, Army of the Mississippi, Jackson, Tenn[essee], to Maj[or] Gen[era]l L[eonidas] Polk, Com[man]d[in]g, Humboldt, Tenn[essee] - Sends instructions from the Commanding General [Albert Sidney Johnston] for Major King to make a detailed full report of the skirmish at Paris, Kentucky. Notes that the commanding general thinks the circumstances surrounding the troops's surprise by the enemy indicate neglect in duty by the officers in command there. Signed, "Thomas Jordan" A[ssistant] Adj[utan]t Gen[era]l. 1 page.
|Archival History||AAG Jordan's letter to Maj. Gen. Polk was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403l files.|