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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00010
Date July 22, 1863
Scope & Content Letter from Lieutenant Colonel George M. Edgar to Major General Samuel Jones, July 22, 1863

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Lt. Col. George M. Edgar to Jones, dated July 22, 1863. Edgar requests permission to reorganize the 26th Battalion Virginia Infantry into nine companies of sixty-four each. States that that the tenth company "be organized whenever it may be deemed necessary by the Commanding Officer of the Regiment." There are also several regiments that have fewer than ten companies. Wants to have this in affect as early as possible due to a possible promotion from this rank. 2 pp on 1 sheet.
Creator Edgar, George M., Lt. Col.
People Jones, Samuel
Edgar, George
Subjects Military exchanges
Military leadership
Military mobilizations
Military officers
Military organizations
Military personnel
Military tactics
Militias
Command of troops
Leaders, Military