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Object Name ORDERS, MILITARY
Catalog Number REL-153
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"
People Perry, H. H.
Lee, Robert E.
Search Terms Appomattox Court House
Army of Northern Virginia
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Subjects General Orders
Generals
Civil War, U.S.
Surrenders