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Object Name COMMUNICATION
Catalog Number CML-GHS.5
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1863
Scope & Content Major Robert W. Hunter to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, July 11, 1863

Physical Appearance: July 11, 1863 - R[obert] W[aterman] Hunter at Head Q[uarte]rs Johnson's Division, to Brig[adier] Gen[eral George Hume] Steuart - Informs Steuart that "L[ieutenan]t Gen[eral] A[mbrose] P[owell] Hill has moved a brigade front to the right." States that the Major General [Edward Johnson] commanding directs Steuart to occupy the breastworks vacated by Hill and set up skirmishers to connect with Hill's left. Signed, "R. W. Hunter" [Major &] A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. 1 page. Marks: "H-2-2" near upper right corner. Stamps: "Examined and Calendared" near lower left corner.
Archival History Maj. R. W. Hunter's message to Brig. Gen. Steuart was formerly located in the MC 3 H-509 files. The message is listed in Douglas S. Freeman's "Calendar of Confederate Papers," on pages 310-302.
People Steuart, George Hume
Subjects CML GEORGE H. STEUART