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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-GHS.15
Date October 15, 1863
Scope & Content Lieutenant Colonel Edward A. Palfrey to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, October 15, 1863

Physical Appearance: October 15, 1863 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Richmond, V[irgini]a - Ed[ward] A. Palfrey, to Brig[adier] Gen[era]l Geo[rge] H[ume] Steuart, Com[man]d[in]g Brigade, through Gen[era]l [Robert Edward] Lee - Responds to a request made by Steuart for assignments of Major George Williamson as Ass[istan]t Adj[utan]t Gen[era]l and Lieut[enant] McHenry Howard as Insp[ecto]r General for Steuart's Brigade. States that request for Williams has been approved but not for Howard, as the brigade is not entitled to an Inspector. Signed, "Ed. A. Palfrey" L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] & A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral].

Creator Palfrey, Edward A.
Archival History Lt. Col. Palfrey's letter to Brig. Gen. Steuart was formerly located in the MC 3 S-776 files. This letter is listed in Douglas S. Freeman's "Calendar of Confederate Papers," number S-20, on page 228.
People Palfrey, Edward A.
Steuart, George Hume
Lee, Robert E.