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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number REL-385
Date March 21, 1863
Scope & Content Head Quarters, Department Northern Virginia, General Orders, No. 43, March 21, 1863

Physical Appearance: March 21, 1863 - Head Quarters Department [of] Northern Virginia, General Orders, No. 43} - "Official copy" - General Robert E. Lee issues a number of orders concerning surplus baggage, leaves of absence, returns and inventory of ordnance, and reduction of transportation as these items relate to the beginning of the spring campaign. By command of General Robert E. Lee.

Signed by Robert Hall Chilton, Acting Adjutant & Inspector General. "Official" W. H. Taylor, Assistant Adjutant General. "Official" Geo. B. DeRussy, Assistant Adjutant.

Note on bottom left corner, reverse: "To. Lieut[enant] Sam[ue]l Hawes, Com[man]d[in]g 2[nd] Co[mpany] B[attalion] W[ashington] A[rtillery]." A number label "330" is attached to the upper right corner of page 1.
Archival History This copy of General Orders, No. 43 was formerly located in the V-6-1 files.
People Hawes, Samuel
DeRussy, George B.
Chilton, Robert Hall
Taylor, W. H.
Lee, Robert E.
Subjects Baggage