|Object Name||Orders, Military|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||September 3, 1852|
|Scope & Content||
Special Orders, No. 132, for Robert S. Garnett from Gen. Winfield Scott, Adjutant General's Office, September 3, 1852
Physical Appearance: September 3, 1852 - Adjutant General's Office, Washington, [D. C.], Special Orders, No. 132} Directs Brevet Major Robert B. [sic, Selden] Garnett, Captain of Infantry, to relieve Captain B. R. Alden, 4th Infantry as Commandant of the Corps of Cadets and Instructor of Infantry Tactics at the Military Academy on November 1. By command of Major General [Winfield] Scott. Signed "S. Cooper" Adj[utant] Gen[eral]. 1 page. written in red below text, "Major Robert B. Garnett."
|Archival History||Robert S. Garnett's orders to West Point were formerly located in the MC 3 G-391 files. It was transferred to the CML / Garnett (2) ca. July-August 2002.|
Garnett, Robert Selden
Alden, B. R.
United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
Corps of Cadets
Command of troops