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Object Name ORDERS, MILITARY
Catalog Number MS-19020428.16
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1864
Scope & Content Major General J. E. B.Stuart to Colonel Bradley T. Johnson, May 11, 1864

Physical Appearance: May 11, [1864], 9 A. M. - Major General J. E. B. Stuart at Head Quarters, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, to Colonel Bradley T. Johnson - Thinks "the enemy may double back from this direction to Verdon" or back to cavalry headquarters. Asks Johnson to arrange "it" so Stuart may receive information in time to turn on the enemy before they get away. Instructs to barricade roads with felled trees and to send information to "our" wagon trains near General Robert E. Lee's army. Advises to communicate by Telegraph Road. States he left a small picket at Ashland and he has not yet learned whether or not the enemy has passed Yellow Tavern. Signed, "J. E. B. Stuart," Major General. 1 page, written in pencil. Label: "80" near upper left corner. Remnants of red trimmed label at top left margin. Mark: "No. 22" on reverse. Stamp: Rectangular, red ink > "Record & Pension Office / 1900 / War Department / May 2" on reverse. A typed transcript is available in the folder. A photocopy of the original with a second transcript are located in the CML Stuart Box.
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 M-613g files. A photocopy of the original with a second transcript are located in the CML Stuart Box.
People Johnson, Bradley Tyler
Subjects CML BRADLEY T. JOHNSON --CML STUART COLLECTION