|Object Name||Orders, Military|
|Date||November 5, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
Special Order No. 265 from W. H. Taylor, Head Quarters, Department Northern Virginia, November 5, 1864
Physical Appearance: November 5, 1864 - [Header] Head Quarters, Department Northern Virginia, (imprinted on lined letterhead containing an image of a white flag with red cross and stars, encircled by "Confederate States of America / Aide Toi Dieu Tridera"), [Extract.] Special Orders, No. 265, [Paragraph] VI} Assigns Brig[adier] Gen[era]l G[ilbert] M[oxley] Sorrel to command of Wright's (old) Brigade, Mahone's Division, 3rd Corps. By command of Gen[era]l R[obert] E[dward] Lee. Signed, "W. H. Taylor" A[ssistant] A[djutant] General. 1 pp.
|Archival History||The Special Order, assigning Sorrel to command Wright's old brigade was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403s files.|
Sorrel, Gilbert Moxley
Taylor, W. H.
Change of command
Command of troops