|Date||November 18, 1862|
|Scope & Content||
1st Lieutenant George Thomas to Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson, November 18, 1862
Physical Appearance: November 18, 1862 - George Thomas at Camp Maryland, near Winchester, Virginia, to Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Commanding 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia - Requests a special detail or leave of absence for his brother, Sergeant J. William Thomas, of Company A, 1st Maryland Infantry, so that his brother may visit Richmond, to plead their brother's case with President Jefferson Davis. Their brother, Colonel Richard Thomas Zarvona is being held as POW in a northern prison. Signed, "Geo. Thomas," 1st L[ieutenant, Adj[utan]t, 1st M[arylan]d Batt[alio]n.
>>> Endorsements on page 4: 1) [Camp, near Winchester, Virginia] - Approved and forwarded. Signed, "Geo. Thomas," 1st Lt., Co[mpany] A, Com[man]d[in]g. 2) [November 18, 1862] - Approved and forwarded. Signed, "James R. Herbert" Major Comm[an]d[in]g, 1st M[arylan]d Battal[ion]. 3) November 19, 1862 - H[ea]d Q[uarter]s Winchester, [Virginia] - Approved and forwarded, with detailed explanation. Signed, "Geo. H. Steuart," Brig[adier] Gen[era]l, com[man]d[in]g. 4) November 20, 1862 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs, V[alley] Dist[rict] - Forwarded. Signed, "T. J. Jackson" L[ieutenan]t Gen[era]l.
|Archival History||This letter was formerly located in the MC 1 holding box.|
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Stuart, George H.