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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number REL-40
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date June 24, 1862
Scope & Content General Orders No. 75 , June 24, 1862

Physical Appearance: The military orders are General Orders No. 75, dated June 24, 1862 and contain Gen. Lee's battle plans on the eve of the Seven Days' Battles. This copy, signed by Lee's aide, Robert H. Chilton, was sent to Maj. Gen. John B. Magruder. (See "Official Records," XI, pt. 2, 498-499; Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 198-200.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Archival History This General Order is cross-referenced in the Robert Hall Chilton Collection.
People Lee, Robert E.
Chilton, Robert Hall
Magruder, John Bankhead
Hill, A. P.
Subjects Military maneuvers
Military officers
Military leadership
Battles