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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-JEJ.12
Date June 14, 1864
Scope & Content Headquarters, Army of Tennessee, In the Field, General Field Orders, No. 2, June 14, 1864

Physical Appearance: June 14, 1864 - Headquarters Army of Tennessee, in the Field, (General Field Orders, No. 2)} Announces the death of Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk, [killed atop Pine Mountain by enemy artillery fire]. Signed "J. E. Johnston" General.
Creator Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Archival History General Orders, No. 2, re: Lt. Gen. Polk's death, was formerly located in the MC 3 Kentucky Room Papers, (folder #2).
People Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Polk, Leonidas
Search Terms Atlanta Campaign
Pine Mountain