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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number 1920.072.00001
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.
People Garnett, Robert Selden
Scott, Winfield
Alden, B. R.
Cooper, Samuel
Search Terms United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
Corps of Cadets
Subjects Military academies
Military education
Military leadership
Military officers
Military organizations
Military schools
Military students
Military training

Command of troops