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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-MSC.15a-b
Date <1864>, 1896, 1900
Scope & Content Orders, Military/Copy: General Orders, No. 1, Order of March to Harrisonburg, Virginia, May 12, 1864

Physical Appearance: Two handwritten copies of:

a) May 12, 1864 - General Orders, No. 1} Headquarters Valley Dep[artmen]t, Staunton, V[irgini]a - Specifies time and order of march to Harrisonburg, [Virginia]. By command of Maj[or] Gen[eral] Breckinridge. (Signed) J. Stoddard Johnston. 1 page. This copy dated at the bottom, September 22, 1896. Signed, "J. Stoddard Johnston."

b) Same order as above, written on smaller paper and glued to pressboard. Header information at the top reads, "Reproduction of original orders of march of the command of Major General John C. Breckinridge preceding the Battle of New Market, V[irgini]a, May 15, 1864." Date copied at the bottom, December 16, 1900 at Louisville, Kentucky.
Archival History General Orders, No. 1 and "thank you" to the VMI Cadet Corps were formerly located in the MC 3 Kentucky Room Papers, folder 1 files.
People Breckinridge, John Cabell
Johnston, J. Stoddard
Search Terms General Orders
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Kentucky Room Papers