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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-JCP.4
Date April 15, 1863
Scope & Content Letter from Brigadier General John Stevens Bowen to Major R. W. Memminger, April 15, 1863

Physical Appearance: April 15, 1863 - Jno. [John] S[tevens] Bowen at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs 1st Brig[ade] 2d Div[ision], A[rmy of] Miss[issippi], Grand Gulf, Miss[issippi], to Major R. W. Memminger, Ass[istant] Adj[utan]t Gen[era]l, Dep[artmen]t [of] M[ississippi] & E[ast] L[ouisian]a - Request for 2 or 3 printed Confederate cipher tables. Notes that Gen[era]l Stevenson, having none to spare, instructed him to ask of Memminger. Signed, "Jno. S. Bowen" Brig[adier] Gen[era]l Com[man]d[in]g. 1 page. <> "Grand Gulf Miss. April 15th, 1863, John S. Bowen. Brig. Genl. Cmdg., Requests copies of confederate cipher table. Rec'd April 20/63."
Archival History Brig. Gen. Bowen's request was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403j Georgia Room Papers and transferred to CML in April 2004.
People Memminger, R. W.
Bowen, John Stevens
Search Terms Cipher tables
Subjects Ciphers