|Object Name||GENERAL ORDERS --ORDERS, MILITARY|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
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" A number label "166" is attached to the reverse of the orders. Document is separating where folds/creases occur.
|Archival History||Brig. Gen. Jackson's G. O., No. 9 was formerly located in the MC 3 Texas Room Papers.|
Jackson, William Lowther (Mudwall)