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Object Name SPECIAL ORDERS
Catalog Number CML-GEP.2
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1863
Scope & Content Head Quarters, Department of North Carolina, Petersburg, Virginia, Special Orders, No. 20, 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. <<>> Marks: "Metal Case 3 P 45" at top.
Archival History Pickett's Special Orders, No. 20, dated October 24, 1863, was formerly located in the MC 3 P-683 files.
Subjects CML MISCELLANEOUS