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Object Name ORDERS, MILITARY
Catalog Number MS-19020428.13
Date 1864
Scope & Content Orders, military; Colonel Ulric Dahlgren: Orders to Officers and Men concerning the Richmond, Virginia, Raid, Spring 1864

Physical Appearance: [n. d., 1864] - Headquarters, Third Division, Cavalry, Corps - Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren to "Officers and Men" - Informs a select group of soldiers that they have been chosen for a "desperate undertaking . . . to release the prisoners from Belle Isle" and then "destroy and burn the hateful city [Richmond, Virginia]." 3 pp. Label: "83" near upper left corner.
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 M-613e files. A second set of copies are available in the USA Collections, Box 1, USA Commanders section, under Dahlgren.
People Johnson, Bradley Tyler
Dahlgren, Ulric
Search Terms Dahlgren's Raid / Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid
Belle Isle
Richmond, Virginia