|Object Name||Orders, Military|
|Date||October 24, 1863|
|Scope & Content||
Special Orders from Gen. George E. Pickett, Petersburg, Virginia, October 24, 1863.
Physical Appearance: October 24, 1863 - Head Quarters, Dep[artmen]t [of] No[rth] Carolina, Petersburg, V[irgini]a, Special Orders, No. 20} Directs that all officers stationed in the city and vicinity, drawing forage for private horses, must show certification that said horses are "absolutely necessary and indispensible," as well as the normal requisition with usual appendices. By Command, Maj[or] Gen[era]l G[eorge] E[dward] Pickett. (Signed) Robert O. Bright, A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l. "Official" copy. "F. Lewis" Adj[utan]t. 1 page. <<
|Archival History||Pickett's Special Orders, No. 20, dated October 24, 1863, was formerly located in the MC 3 P-683 files.|
Pickett, George Edward
Bright, Robert O.