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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-WHJ.2
Date August 26, 1863
Scope & Content Orders from W. H. Jackson and George Moorman to Head Quarters, Jackson's Cavalry Division, August 26, 1863

Physical Appearance: August 26, 1863 - Head Quarters Jackson's Cav[alr]y Div[ision], Canton, Miss[ississippi] - General Orders, No. 9} Public acknowledgement to his men "important and successful services rendered by two small scouting parties," one from the "Wirt Adams" Reg[imen]t Cav[alr]y, 1st Brigade, and the other from the 6th Texas Cav[alr]y, Ross Cav[alr]y Detachment: a) Destruction of a Federal wagon train of 13 units on July 11, near Clinton, Missississipp, with a capture of 41 prisoners; and b) Capture of 22 armed Federal soldiers near their encampment at Baldwin's Ferry on the Black River on August 10. "The Brig[adier] Gen[era]l feels proud that he has command of such men." By order of Brig[adier] Gen[era]l W[illiam] H. Jackson. Signed "George Moorman" Capt[ain] & A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l. "Copy" at bottom of page. A number label "166" is attached to the reverse of the orders. Document is separating where folds/creases occur. 1 sheet.
Archival History Brig. Gen. Jackson's G. O., No. 9 was formerly located in the MC 3 Texas Room Papers.
People Jackson, William Lowther (Mudwall)
Jackson, William H.
Moorman, George
Search Terms Scouting
Destruction
Clinton, Mississippi
Baldwin's Ferry
Black River
Praise
Subjects Capture & imprisonment
Captures
Prisoners
Prisoners of war
Wagons
Military bases
Military camps
Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military occupations
Military officers
Military personnel
Military tactics
Trains