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Object Name ORDERS, MILITARY
Catalog Number MS-19020428.14
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date [1864]
Scope & Content Colonel Ulric Dahlgren: Orders to Guides, et al, concerning the Richmond, Virginia, Raid, Spring 1864

Physical Appearance: [n. d., 1864] - Photographic copies of [Header] Headquarters, Third Division, Cavalry Corps - Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren to "Guides - Pioneers (with Oakum, Turpentine, & Torpedoes) - Signal Officer - Quartermaster - Commissary - Picket, Scouts and pickets - men in Rebel Uniform" - Explains the order of operations, in relation to the Richmond, [Virginia] raid, especially for the destruction of the city and the deaths of Jefferson Davis and his Cabinet. 2 pp. A note written at the top of 1st page reads, "Photographed in office of D. H. Lee, Captain Albert H. Campbell P. Engineer in charge." A note written on the reverse of the 2nd page reads, "Photographic Copy of orders and intentions of Col. U. Dahlgren U. S. c&. found upon his person from the originals." A typed transcript, with heading, "(Copy) / The Dahlgren Papers," is available in the folder. The copy is difficult to read.
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 M-613e files. A second set of copies is available in the USA Collections, Box 1, USA Commanders section, under Dahlgren.
People Johnson, Bradley Tyler
Search Terms Dahlgren's Raid / Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
Subjects CML BRADLEY T. JOHNSON --USA-COMMANDERS