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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number 1914.001.00024
Date March 5, 1864
Scope & Content Special Order No. 54 from John Withers to Samuel Jones, March 5, 1864

Physical Appearance: John Withers, Assistant Adjutant General, issued Special Order No. 54, dated March 5, 1864. The order called for a court of inquiry into the delay of Gen. Barton's cooperative attack with Gen. Pickett on Newbern, NC. The order assigned Maj. Genl. Samuel Jones, Maj. Genl. A. Elgry, Bridg. Genl. J. R. Cooke, Maj. L. R. Paye to the court. 2 sheets. First sheet is a typed cover with object description.
Creator Cooper, Samuel, Gen.
People Jones, Samuel
Withers, John
Elgry, A.
Cooke, J. R.
Paye, L. R.
Barton, Seth Maxwell
Pickett, George Edward
Subjects Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military personnel
Militia movements
Leaders, Military
Leadership