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Object Name ORDERS --SKETCH
Catalog Number CML-GHS.1
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date ca. 1862
Scope & Content Major Charles S. Venable to Brigadier General George H. Steuart, October 22, [1862?]

Physical Appearance: October 22, [1862?], 3 P. M. - C[harles] S[cott] Venable, to Brig[adier] Gen[era]l [George H.] Steuart, Com[mandin]g &c. - Directs Steuart to inform Col[onel] Chambliss that wagons and railroad working parties have crossed the river and he need not hold his position any longer than necessary. [By order of General Robert E. Lee] Signed, "C. S. Venable" Maj[or] & A[id] D[e] C[amp]/ 1 page. Marks: "S 48 Metal Case 3 / S 776" at upper left corner. <<>> A light pencil sketch of the countryside around Hagerstown --- Bloomfield to Romney ---- Cumberland to Lancaster.
Archival History The instructions sent from Maj. Venable to Brig. Gen. Steuart were formerly located in the MC 3 S-776 files. The instructions are listed on page 320 of Douglas S. Freeman's "Calendar of Confederate Papers," number S-16.
People Steuart, George Hume
Subjects CML GEORGE H. STEUART