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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-JL.1
Date June 2, 1862
Scope & Content Head Quarters, Longstreet's Division, General Orders, No. 10, June 2, 1862

Physical Appearance: June 2, 1862 - Head Quarters Longstreet's Division, General Orders, No. 10} - Congratulates Major General Daniel Harvey Hill's troops for their "handsome" conduct at the battle at Seven Pines. Regretfully notes the few regiments who abandoned their ranks to plunder. Directs that those troops, with the except of the few regiments that plundered, inscribe "Seven Pines" on their regimental banners. Notes that the 14th Virginia Infantry in Major General Huger's division may inscribe "Seven Pines" on its banner as well. By command of Major General James Longstreet. (Signed) G. M. Sorrel, A[ssistant] A[djutant] General. "Official" copy, June 11, 1862 - H[ea]d Qu[arte]rs Huger's Div[ision]. (Signed) Benj. Huger, Jr. A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. "Official" copy, June 11, 1862. H[ea]d Qu[arte]rs, 4th Brigade, Huger's Division. Signed, "J. D. Darden" A[id] D[e] C[amp] & A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l.
Archival History Longstreet's General Orders, No. 10, dated June 2, 1862, was formerly located in the MC 3 E-311 files.
People Hill, Daniel Harvey (D. H.)
Huger, Benjamin
Longstreet, James
Sorrel, Gilbert Moxley
Search Terms Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Subjects Plundering