|Object Name||ORDERS, MILITARY|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||April 10, 1865|
|Scope & Content||
General Order No. 9, April 10, 1865
Physical Appearance: A faded copy of General Orders, No. 9, dated April 10, 1865 on blue paper. Contains Lee's Farewell Address to the Army of Northern Virginia. Text in this copy handwritten by H. H. Perry, who obtained Lee's signature at the bottom. 1 page. On reverse, note from Perry, The signature on the within last order to the Army of N. Va. Was made by Gen. Lee on the famous field of Appomattox at my request. Tears were in his eyes at the time he wrote his name. -Signed- H. H. Perry."
Dimensions: [H]9.9375" [W]7.75"
Perry, H. H.
Lee, Robert E.
Appomattox Court House
Army of Northern Virginia
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Civil War, U.S.