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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number MS-19030624.6
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.
People Sorrel, Gilbert Moxley
Taylor, W. H.
Search Terms Change of command
Subjects Command of troops
Leaders, Military
Military leadership
Military officers