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Object Name GENERAL ORDERS --ORDERS, MILITARY
Catalog Number REL-68
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1863
Scope & Content General Orders No. 61, May 11, 1863

Physical Appearance: The document is an official copy of General Orders No. 61, dated May 11, 1863. Lee announces to the Army of Northern Virginia the death of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson. (See "Official Report," XXV, pt. 2, 792; Dowdey and Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee, 485.)
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION