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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-EJ.1a-c
Date 1863
Scope & Content Two orders from Edward Johnson to George H. Steuart and newspaper of Johnson's obituary, 1863.

Physical Appearance: Two orders sent from Major General Edward Johnson to Brigadier General George H. Steuart and a newspaper reprint of Johnson's obituary:

CML-EJ.1a. June 4, 1863 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs, Johnson's Div[ision] - To Brig[adier] Gen[era]l [George H.] Steuart - Orders to "quietly prepare you brigade for moving," to have two days of rations fixed, and begin transportation of surplus articles. By order of Maj[or] Gen[era]l [Edward] Johnson. Signed "Henry Kyd Douglas" A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. 1 pp. Marks: "Metal Case J - 36 / 3" at top. A CMLS seal is embossed over the right hand side of the paper.

CML-EJ.1b. [July 6, 1863?] - [No location] - E[dward] Johnson to Gen[era]l [George H. Steuart] - Orders for Steuart to move his command back and guard the road and reinforce General Rodes, who is pressed by enemy at the rear. Signed "E. Johnson" Maj[or] Gen[era]l. (written on scrap paper in pencil) Marks: "J - 36 Metal Case 3" at upper right corner. Stamp at the bottom reads, "Examined and calendared." A CMLS seal is embossed over the order. 1 pp.

CML-EJ.1c. [n. d., ca. February 1923] - Unidentified Richmond, Virginia, newspaper clipping - "Fifty Years Ago (1873)" - contains a reprint of Major General Edward Johnson's obituary. Glued onto scarp paper. 1 pp.

**Reference slip from Confederate Museum Archives: "See E. Johnson to Genl Stewart June 4 1863, E. Johnson to Genl. n. d.
Archival History These two orders from Edward Johnson to George H. Steuart and Johnson's obituary were formerly located in the MC 3 J-524 files.
People Steuart, George Hume
Johnson, Edward
Douglas, Henry Kyd
Search Terms Obituary
Subjects Death
Death certificates
Newspaper clippings
Troop movements
Military rations
Militia movements
Command of troops
Military maneuvers
Military mobilizations