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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number CML-WJH.5
Date February 24,1865
Scope & Content Orders from Lieutenant General William J. Hardee to Major John F. Lay, Huystree, South Carolina, February 24, 1865

Physical Appearance: February 24, 1865 - H[enry] W[emyss] Fielden, at Head Q[uarte]rs Dep[artmen]t S[outh] Ca[rolina], G[eorgi]a, & Fl[orid]a, Huystree(?), S[outh] Ca[rolina], to Maj[or] J[ohn] F. Lay, A[djutant] & I[nspector] Gen[era]l - Sends instructions from Lieutenant General commanding [William J. Hardee] for Lay to go immediately to Florence, S[outh] C[arolina] and negotiate a transfer of U. S. POWS at that place to Wilmington. States that he will receive further instructions upon his arrival at Florence. Signed "H. W. Feilden" A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral]. 1 page.

Marks on reverse: "Metal Case 3 L100"
Archival History This letter/order from Lt. Gen. Hardee to Maj. Lay was formerly located in the MC 3 L-548a files.
People Lay, John F.
Fielden, H. W.
Hardee, William J.
Search Terms Florence, SC
Wilmington, NC
South Carolina
Huystree, SC
Subjects Prisoners of war
Prisoner exchanges
Military bases
Military camps
Military facilities
Military headquarters
Military intelligence
Military leadership
Military mobilizations
Military officers
Military personnel