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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-EWE.8
Date October 20, 1864; November 24, 1864
Scope & Content Special Order: Head Quarters Department of Richmond, October 20, 1864 and Reply by G.W. Latham, November 24, 1864

Physical Appearance: October 20, 1864 - Head Quarters Department of Richmond [Virginia] - Special Order} Grants the below listed paroled POW a furlough of 40 days: Private George A. Preston, Signal Corps. By order of Lieut[enant] General Ewell. (Signed) T. O. Chestney, A[ssistant] A[djutant] General. >>Written reply at the bottom: November 24, 1864 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs 1st Sub Mil[itary] Dist[rict], Lynchburg, V[irgini]a - Certifies that the above is true / correct copy of the original. Signed "G. W. Latham" [Captain &] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[eral].
Creator Chestney, Theodore O.
Archival History The November 21, 1864 Special Order was formerly located in the MC 3 E-333 files.
People Chestney, Theodore O.
Ewell, Richard Stoddert
Latham, G.W.
Preston, George Abner
Subjects Furlough
Prisoners of war