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Object Name Envelope
Catalog Number CML-ARL.1g
Date [n.d.]
Scope & Content Brigadier General Alexander Robert Lawton Papers

Physical Appearance: Miscellaneous letters, orders, and telegram belonging to Brigadier General Alexander Robert Lawton:

g) Envelope associated with letter from Henry Kyd Douglas to Alexander Robert Lawton, September 2, 1862. Contains a note written by Mrs. Lawton, "Field Orders taken from my husband's uniform coat pockets, when he was bro[ugh]t wounded from the field of Sharpsburg / Sept 1862." A label, "21," is attached to the upper left corner of the envelope.

Archival History These documents pertaining to Alexander Robert Lawton and/or his wife were formerly located in the MC 3 George Room letterbook.
People Douglas, Henry Kyd
Lawton, Alexander Robert
Search Terms Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Subjects Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries