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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00006
Date April 17, 1862
Scope & Content Letter from Samuel Jones to Adjuctant, Inspector General Samuel Cooper, April 17, 1862

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Maj. Gen. Samuel Jones to AIG Samuel Cooper, dated April 17, 1862 in Mobile, Alabama. The pages are out of sequence; however, Jones gives an account of his actions and troops prior to relinquishing his command. Mentions damages to railroads and methods of the troops' evacuations in Pensacola. Last sheet is cut and taped to back, does not seem to be from original letter: "Maj. Gen. Sam Jones to Genl. S. Cooper April 17, 1862. 7 pp on 5 sheets.
Creator Jones, Samuel, Maj. Gen.
People Cooper, Samuel
Jones, Samuel
Subjects Command of troops
Leaders, Military
Military demobilizations
Military discharges
Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military officers