|Object Name||Orders, Military|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||March 7, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
Extract of General Orders No. 17, March 7, 1864
Physical Appearance: The document is an extract of General Orders No. 17, dated March 7, 1864. Lee absolves Capt. R. L. Christian of any blame in loss of papers in fire during the train retreat from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The order is signed by Maj. Walter H. Taylor.
There is also a handwritten copy of the original in the folder, addressed "For, Capt. Christian," on the reverse. Each document is 1 page.
Lee, Robert E.
Taylor, Walter Herron
Christian, Richmond L.