|Object Name||Orders, Military|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||May 20, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
General Orders No. 44, May 20, 1864
Physical Appearance: The military orders document is General Orders No. 44, dated May 20, 1864. Lee announces the death [on May 12] of Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart to the Army of Northern Virginia. The orders are signed by Lee. (See "Official Reports," XXXVI, pt. 3, 800.)
Lee, Robert E.
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)