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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number MS-19100531.00001
Date April 2, 1865
Scope & Content Executive Orders from Governor William Smith to Captain Coglan April 2, 1865

Physical Appearance: April 2, 1865 - [Header] State of Virginia, Executive Department, Richmond - Directs that Captain Coglan has authority to appropriate a boat for use by members of the legislature and state officers to leave Richmond. Signed, "Wm. Smith" 1 page. <<>> Marks: "S 44 Metal Case 3" near upper left corner.
Archival History Gov. Smith's Executive Order was formerly located in the MC 3 S-768 files. According to donor history, this order was the last one issued by Governor Smith before he evacuated Richmond.
People Stewart, D. B., Maj.
Smith, William
Coglan, Capt.
Subjects Boats
Boating
Military courtesy
Military leadership
Military life
Military personnel