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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number CML-WHJ.1
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1863
Scope & Content Major General William T. Sherman to Brigadier General William H. Jackson, August 8, 1863

Physical Appearance: August 8, 1863 - Head Quarters 15th Army Corps [U. S.], Camp on Black River, Miss[issippi] - Major General W[illiam] T[ecumseh] Sherman to [Brigadier] General W[illiam] H. Jackson, Brandon, Mississippi - States that he happened to be at the bridge when Capt[ain] Moorman arrived under flag with Jackson's letter of August 5. Concerns General Dabney Maury's inquiries on the whereabouts of his Aid-de-Camp Lieutenant John Herndon Maury since his disappearance at Vicksburg on January 27. Will forward the letter to General U. S. Grant to investigate rumors of the lieutenant's appearance at La Grange through a Colonel Lindsay of a U. S. Kentucky Regiment. Signed "W. T. Sherman" Major Gen[era]l, Vol[unteers]. U. S. A. 2 pp.
Archival History The letter from Union Maj. Gen. Sherman to Brig. Gen. William H. Jackson was formerly located in the MC 3 Va. Room Papers (Lf 2-3).
People Jackson, William Lowther (Mudwall)
Subjects CML MISCELLANEOUS