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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number CML-TJJ.5
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1861
Scope & Content Brigadier General Thomas J. Jackson to Colonel Thomas Jordan, August 16, 1861

Physical Appearance: August 16, 1861 - T[homas] J[onathan] Jackson at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs, 1st Brigade, to Col[onel] Thomas Jordan, A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[eral] - Acknowledges that General Beauregard has the "colors" of the 1st Michigan Reg[imen]t. Notes that Private James Glenn of Co[mpany] A, 27th Virginia [Infantry] was the one who captured them. Requests that Beauregard return the flag(s) to him by the letter's bearer, L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] Jones, as Jackson "desires having our mention made of the capture, and then dispose of the colors as Gen[eral] Johnston may direct." Signed, "T. J. Jackson" Brig[adier] Gen[era]l, P[rovisional] A[rmy of the] C[onfederate] S[tates]. 1 page. A photocopy of the letter is available in the folder. The letter is very fragile, having separated along fold lines. <<>> Endorsement: [n. d.] - [Head Quarters, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac] - Referred to Gen[era]l J[oseph] E. Johnston. Advises that the "colors" alluded to, with other "colors" captured July 20, are collected at this headquarters to be sent with his report to the General Com[man]d[in]g. Wants the flags sent on to the War Department. Signed, "G. T. Beauregard" Gen[era]l Com[man]d[in]g, 1stg Corps, A[rmy] of [the] Potomac. 2 photocopies of the endorsement are available in the folder.
Archival History This letter was formerly located in the MC 3 Virginia Room files.
People Jordan, Thomas
Subjects CML JACKSON COLLECTION