Henry L. Benning Civil War materials All Items

1.Benning, Henry L., handwritten legal notes concerning McBurney et al. vs. Echols & wife, presented during November term of Muscogee City Superior Court, November 1860 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
2.Document, copy of a November 18, 1802 marriage agreement between Hugh McBurney and wife Elizabeth, in Charleston, South Carolina, part of evidence in legal action of McBurney et al. vs. Echols & wife, certified in Charleston, South Carolina on June 23, 1860 | XML
3.Jones, Seaborn, letter from John A. Cuthbert regarding legal advice and services from Jones, November 12, 1860 | XML
4.Jones, Colonel Seaborn, account ledger entries with Muscogee Iron Works, 5 pages, June-December 1860 | XML
5.Jones, Mr. Seaborn, account ledger entries with Muscogee Iron Works, 13 pages, June-December 1860 | XML
6.H. L. Benning, receipt for payment, $25 paid to H. L. Benning, February 11, 1861 | XML
7.Benning, Seaborn Jones, Diploma from Georgia Military Institute, June 20, 1861 | XML
8.Document, State of Georgia, appointment of Henry L. Benning to rank of Colonel of the 19th Regiment of Georgia Volunteers, August 17, 1861 | XML
9.Benning, Colonel H. L., letter from Confederate States of America Quartermaster General, concerning reimbursement for uniform/equipment expenses to volunteers of his regiment, September 7, 1861 | XML
10.Jones, Seaborn, Columbus Iron Works Receipt, Feb 4, 1862 | XML
11.Special Orders Number 10, issued by Headquarters Department of Peninsula and Right Wing, General Lee Commanding, concerning disposition of wounded, April 28, 1862 | XML
12.General Order Number 25, by Headquarters, 1st Division, Right Wing of Army of the Peninsula, directing that "promiscuous firing and shameful waste of ammunition" was to be stopped immediately, signed D. R. Jones, Brigadier General, Commanding, April 30, 1862 | XML
13.Jones, D. R., Major General, directive from Major General Magruder, detailing further instructions on disposition of wounded, April 30, 1862 | XML
14.Matthews, Captain C. W., 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, invoice from Confederate States of America Quartermaster Department, recording transfer of 1 ambulance, 2 horses, and 2 sets of ambulance harnesses, May 10, 1862 | XML
15.Randolph, G. W., Confederate States of America Secretary of War, letter from H. L. Benning, requesting a copy of Lieutenant McCauley's petition for promotion, May 15, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
16.Legal Deposition, filed in the case of Seaborn Jones vs. W. C. Grisham in Tallapoosa County Court, May 28, 1862 | XML
17.Toombs, Brigadier General Robert, directive from Major General Jones, concerning action to post strong pickets and develop the situation to the utmost; handwritten in pencil; on rear, Toombs query from Major General L. M. McLaws , about his alleged attack on the enemy without orders, handwritten in pencil, June 27, 1862 | XML
18.Lee, General R. E., letter from G. W. Randolph, Confederate States of America Secretary of War, concerning the promotion of First Lieutenant H. McCauley in Colonel H. L. Benning's regiment, with attached copy of letter from First Lieutenant McCauley, June 30, 1862 | Randolph, George Wythe, 1818-1867 | XML
19.Randolph, G. W., Confederate States of America Secretary of War, letter from Colonel H. L. Benning, explaining his position regarding the promotion of First Lieutenant McCauley, July 5,1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
20.Toombs, Brigadier General Robert, and Jones, Major General D. R., letter from Lee, General R. E., forwarding the promotion order for Lieutenant McCauley, July 15, 1862 | Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 | XML
21.Document, Official Promotion Order, promoting First Lieutenant McCauley to Captain, signed by G. W. Randolph, Confederate States of America Secretary of War, attached to letter ghlb15-010, July 12, 1862 | XML
22.Benning, Colonel H. L., letter from Cobb, H. H., regarding the issue of promotions in the Confederate Army, July 16, 1862 | XML
23.Chilton, General R. H., Assistant Adjutant-General, Confederate States of America, letter from Lieutenant McCauley, requesting a court of inquiry in the case of his promotion to captain, July 17, 1862 | XML
24.Benning, Colonel H. L., Argument responding to his refusal to promote Lieutenant McCauley to captain, 22 handwritten pages, July 21, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
25.Watts, Colonel T. H., Attorney General, Confederate States of America, letter from Benning, Colonel H. L., concerning the issue of Lieutenant McCauley's promotion, July 25, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
26.Document, Confederate States of America Special Orders Number 196, paragraph 1, announcing the resignation of Second Lieutenant Charles A. Klink, Company F, 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, August 22, 1862 | XML
27.Document, Confederate States of America Special Orders Number 196, paragraph 2, announcing the resignation of Major Thomas Walker, 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, Aug 22, 1862 | XML
28.Special Orders Number 205, 2 copies, issued by the Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Richmond, reassigning Private Marks Anthony from 17th Georgia Volunteer Regiment to Confederate States of America Military Storekeeper at Columbus, Georgia, September 2, 1862 | XML
29.List of Casualties in 20th Regiment Georgia Volunteers, in Battle of Thoroughfare Gap (28 August 1862), and Second Battle of Manassas (28-30 August 1862); no date but probably early September 1862 | XML
30.List of Casualties in 2nd Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, in Second Battle of Manassas (28-30 August 1862); No date but probably early September 1862 | XML
31.List of Casualties in 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, in Battle of Thoroughfare Gap and Second Manassas (28-30 August 1862), September 9, 1862 | XML
32.Lieutenant Mott, Assistant Adjutant-General, Toombs Brigade, report from Captain T. H. Jackson, Commander, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862), September 23, 1862 | XML
33.Lieutenant Mott, Assistant Adjutant-General, Toombs Brigade, report from Colonel J. B. Cummings, Commander, 20th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862), September 23, 1862 | XML
34.Colonel H. L. Benning, report from Captain A. McLewis, Commander, 2d Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862), including list of casualties, September 23, 1862 | XML
35.Colonel H. L. Benning, report from Captain J. A. McGregor, Commander, 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862), September 23, 1862 | XML
36.Colonel H. L. Benning, report from Captain A. McGregor, Commander, 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Thoroughfare Gap (August 27, 1862), October 2, 1862 | XML
37.Lieutenant Mott, Assistant Adjutant-General, report from S. Z. Hearnsberger, Commander, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Thoroughfare Gap (August 27, 1862), October 2, 1862 | XML
38.Colonel H. L. Benning, report from Captain A. McLewis, Commander, 2d Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, on the actions of the Regiment during the Battle of Thoroughfare Gap (August 27, 1862), dated October 2, 1862 | XML
39.Major Coward, Assistant Adjutant-General, D. R. Jones Division, report from Colonel H. L. Benning, Commander, Toombs Brigade, concerning the actions of the Brigade during the Second Battle of Manassas (28-30 August 1862), October 8, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
40.Captain D. M. Dubose, Assistant Adjutant-General Toombs Division, draft report from Colonel H. L. Benning, Commander, Toombs Brigade, on the actions of the brigade during the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862), October 13, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
41.Captain D. M. Dubose, Assistant Adjutant-General, Toombs Division, final report from Colonel H. L. Benning, Commander, Toombs Brigade, on the actions of the brigade at the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862), October 13, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
42.Brigadier General D. R. Jones, report from Brigadier General R. Toombs, Commander, Toombs Division, concerning the actions of the Division during the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam, September 17, 1862) (written from Washington, Georgia), October 25, 1862 | Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 | XML
43.H. L. Benning, letter from Robert Toombs, concerning disparaging remarks on the Brigade's performance, presumably at Battle of Sharpsburg, made by General Wright, December 10, 1862 | Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885 | XML
44.Colonel H. L. Benning, letter from Philo Johnson, concerning the fate of son Philo Augustus Johnson of Company F, 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, December 1862 | XML
45.Casualty List, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, from Battle of Fredericksburg (13 December 1862), December 18, 1862 | XML
46.Casualty List, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, from Battle of Fredericksburg (13 December 1862), December 18, 1862 | XML
47.Casualty List, 20th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, from Battle of Fredericksburg (13 December 1862), December 18, 1862 | XML
48.Casualty List, 17th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, from Battle of Fredericksburg (13 December 1862), December 19, 1862 | XML
49.Major Sellers, Assistant Adjutant-General, report from Colonel H. L. Benning, concerning the actions of Toombs Brigade during the Battle of Fredericksburg (13 December 1862), December 20, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
50.Colonel H. L. Benning, letter from Colonel Rob. Johnston, Assistant Adjutant-General, Pickett's Division, concerning the interpretation of paragraph 439, Rules and Regulations of the Army, specifically, who can sign overnight passes for members of his command, December 30, 1862 | XML
51.Colonel Rob. Johnston, Assistant Adjutant-General, Pickett's Division, letter from Colonel H. L. Benning, in response to ghlb16-023, December 30, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
52.Colonel Rob. Johnston, Assistant Adjutant-General, Pickett's Division, letter from Colonel H. L. Benning, assuring Assistant Adjutant-General and General Pickett that no disrespect was intended, but that he was merely following custom he was used to in other divisions, December 31, 1862 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
53.General Benning, receipt for $134, a part of money stolen by a soldier under his command, March 23, 1863 | XML
54.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, Longstreet's Corps, from vicinity of Gates County, North Carolina, including a list of supplies and suppliers for his soldiers, April 13, 1863 | XML
55.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, near Suffolk, Virginia, regarding instructions on moving the Corps supply trains, April 13, 1863 | XML
56.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from Lieutenant General James Longstreet, 1st Corps Commander, containing instructions on the protection of the Corps supply trains in vicinity of White Marsh, Gates Farm, and Dillards Farm during Suffolk campaign, April 15, 1863 | Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 | XML
57.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from Lieutenant General James Longstreet, containing an update on the military situation in the area of the Corps trains, and advice on possible options, April 15, 1863, 3 p.m. | Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 | XML
58.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from Lieutenant General James Longstreet, containing instructions on the movement of the Corps trains through the Great Dismal Swamp, April 17, 1863 | Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 | XML
59.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from Lieutenant General Longstreet, containing further instructions for the movement and protection of the Corps trains, April 18, 1863 | Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 | XML
60.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, urging every effort be made in the progress of the Corps supply trains, April 19, 1863, 7:30 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
61.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, concerning a supply matter and situation update, April 19, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
62.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, containing further instructions on the security of the Corps supply trains, April 19, 1863, 1 p.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
63.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel. Assistant Adjutant-General, giving Benning a tactical update on enemy actions in his vicinity, April 20, 1863, 7 p.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
64.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, containing further instructions for the protection of the Corps supply trains in and around Gatesville, North Carolina, April 22, 1863, 11 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
65.Document, Official Promotion Order from James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Confederate States of America War Department, promoting H. L. Benning to Brigadier General, with a date of rank of January 17, 1863, April 23, 1863 | Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880 | XML
66.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, providing guidance on protecting the Corps trains from possible enemy cavalry moving south from Suffolk, Virginia, April 23, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
67.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, instructing Benning to move the Corps trains back in the direction of Gatesville, North Carolina, April 24, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
68.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, regarding instructions for the treatment of "Buffaloes" (union sympathizers) in his vicinity, April 25, 1863, 8:30 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
69.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, to continue carrying out earlier instructions, April 26, 1863, 7:30 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
70.Special Orders Number ?, issued from Corps Headquarters, directing the attachment of Captain Newkirk's Company of 3d North Carolina Cavalry to Colonel Jno. A. Baker in the vicinity of Gatesville, North Carolina, April 27, 1863 | XML
71.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, providing further instructions for the disposition of his brigade for the protection of the Corps trains, April 27, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
72.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, providing guidance for actions in and around Gatesville, North Carolina, April 28, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
73.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, providing new instructions for the bulk of the brigade to return to Gatesville, April 30, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
74.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, directing the brigade and trains to move north toward Suffolk as quickly as possible to rejoin the main force, April 30, 1863, 12:30 p.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
75.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, repeating the directive in ghlb17-021, April 30, 1863, 3:30 p.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
76.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, amending instructions from 12:30 p.m. on the disposition of the cavalry and artillery to protect the trains, April 30, 1863, 9 p.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
77.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, repeating the 9 p.m. instructions of ghlb17-024, May 1, 1863, 7 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
78.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, urging haste in rejoining the main force and providing any updates on the disposition of the trains, May 1, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
79.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G.M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, duplicate of ghlb17-026, May 1, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
80.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, repeating the directive of ghlb17-024 in case these have not been received, May 1, 1863 | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
81.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, expressing the commander's desire that the brigade link up with the main force by this evening (May 2), May 2, 1863, 7:30 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
82.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, note from G.M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General, reiterating bivouac location for Benning's Brigade in case note from 7:30 a.m. (ghlb17-029) was not received, May 2, 1863, 11 a.m. | Sorrel, G. Moxley (Gilbert Moxley), 1838-1901 | XML
83.Major W. H. Sellers, Assistant Adjutant-General Hood's Division, copy of the official report of Battle of Gettysburg from Brigadier General H. L. Benning, on the actions of Benning's Brigade during the battle (19 handwritten pages), August 3, 1863 | XML
84.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, receipt from W. J. Ballard/ G. G. Rucker, Civil Service Quartermaster, for supplies provided to the brigade between May 3 and June 29, 1863, in the amount of $153.61, September 7, 1863 | XML
85.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, receipt from W. J. Ballard/ G. G. Rucker, for supplies received between August 1, 1863 and August 29, 1863 in the amount of $94.89, September 7, 1863 | XML
86.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Confederate States of America, concerning a mob incident in Raleigh, North Carolina, asking for Benning's explanation of the alleged actions of his brigade and statements of other officers involved, September 18, 1863 | XML
87.Benning, H. L., letter from Lieutenant Colonel W. S. Shepherd, vindicating his actions during the "Raleigh Incident", with attached copy of letter to S. Cooper, October 8, 1863 | XML
88.S. Cooper, Adjutant General and Inspector General's office, Confederate States of America, copy of letter attached to ghlb17-035 from Lieutenant Colonel W. S. Shepard, Commander, 2d Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, explaining his actions during the incident in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 6, 1863 | XML
89.Assistant Adjutant-General, Hood's Division, report from Brigadier General H. L. Benning, on the actions of his brigade during the Battle of Chickamauga, 8 October 1863 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
90.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, cover letter from James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Confederate States of America, enclosing a letter from Governor Vance, North Carolina, regarding the Raleigh incident, October 20, 1863 | Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880 | XML
91.J. A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Confederate States of America, copy of letter from Governor Vance, North Carolina, attached to ghlb17-038, forwarded to General Benning accepting his version of events exonerating his officers from participating or inciting the riot in Raleigh, October 15, 1863 | Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894 | XML
92.Assistant Adjutant-General, Jenkin's Division (formerly Hood's Division), report from Brigadier General H. L. Benning, on the actions of his brigade at the Battle at Lookout Creek (October 28, 1863) (Wauhatchie), November 4, 1863 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
93.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from Brigadier General J. B. Robertson, Commander, Texas Brigade, soliciting his presence at a board of officers pursuant to his temporary relief from command, November 4, 1863 | Robertson, Jerome Bonaparte, 1815-1890 | XML
94.Document, resumé, compiled by Major E. H. Cummins, of the career of Major General Dabney Maury, Confederate States of America, includes photograph, November 30, 1863 | XML
95.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, cover letter from J. A. Seddon, Secretary of War, Confederate States of America, forwarding copies of two letters further dealing with the incident in Raleigh, North Carolina earlier in the year, December 10, 1863 | Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880 | XML
96.In conjunction with (ghlb17-043), first letter addressed to Governor Vance from Colonel John D. Whitford, denying Brigadier General Benning's alleged role in the affair, October 31, 1863 | XML
97.In conjunction with (ghlb17-043), second letter addressed to Colonel J. D. Whitford, from Governor Vance, accepting his version of the incident, November 10, 1863 | Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894 | XML
98.Special Orders Number 27, issued by Lieutenant General Longstreet, relieving Major General L. McLaws of his command (referred to as L. M. Laws in the order) during the Knoxville Campaign of winter 1863-1864, December 17, 1863 | Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 | XML
99.Special Orders Number 158, issued from Hood's Division, announcing the relinquishing of command of the Division by Major General L. McLaws to Brigadier General Kershaw, senior brigade commander, December 18, 1863 | XML
100.Circular, signed by Major General L. McLaws, containing an attached copy of the letter from Longstreet's headquarters explaining the reason for his relief from command, December 18, 1863 | McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897 | XML
101.Copy of attached letter (ghlb17-048) from Lieutenant General Longstreet to Major General McLaws, explaining the reason for his relief of command, December 17, 1863 | Longstreet, James, 1821-1904 | XML
102.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from Major General L. McLaws, explaining the reasons for his relief and justifying his actions, telling him "good bye with my best wishes" December 18, 1863 | McLaws, Lafayette, 1821-1897 | XML
103.Document, Special Orders, allowing Brigadier General H. L. Benning to return home for 60 days medical leave, May 13, 1864 | XML
104.Obituary, Malinda Lewis White Benning (mother of Henry L. Benning), on or after June 24, 1864 | XML
105.Brigadier General H. L. Benning, letter from Herman Perry, advising him of the situation of his brigade, now involved in the siege of Petersburg (Benning was wounded in the Wilderness Campaign in May 1864, and was recuperating at home in Georgia; he would return to his brigade in November 1864), July 22, 1864 | XML
106.General R. E. Lee, copy of letter from General U. S. Grant, outlining the terms of surrender for the Army of Northern Virginia, April 9, 1865 | Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 | XML
107.Same as ghlb18-004, but in different handwriting (Seaborn Jones Benning, Assistant Adjutant-General, Benning's Brigade) | Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 | XML
108.General Orders Number 9, handwritten copy (pencil), of General Lee's Farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia, April 10, 1865 | XML
109.Same as ghlb18-006, pen and ink copy of Lee's Farewell Address (Seaborn Jones Benning, Assistant Adjutant-General, Benning's Brigade) | XML
110.Surrender Agreement, pencil copy, between Army of Northern Virginia and Army of the United States, containing five paragraphs with further details of the terms of surrender, April 10, 1865 | XML
111.Document, copy of Special Orders issued by Headquarters, Unites States Army, through Headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia, allowing Confederate States of America officers to pass through federal lines and to use federal transportation in order to return to their homes, April 10, 1865 | XML
112.Pen and ink copy of ghlb18-009 (by Seaborn Jones Benning, Assistant Adjutant-General, Benning's Brigade) | XML
113.Paroled Prisoner Pass issued to Brigadier General H. L. Benning, signed by Major General Charles W. Field, April 10, 1865 | Field, Charles William, 1828-1892 | XML
114.Paroled Prisoner Pass issued to S. J. Benning, signed by Brigadier General H. L. Benning, April 10, 1865 | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
115.Document, copy of Special Orders Number 43, stating what shall constitute evidence of parole for officers and men of the Army of Northern Virginia , pursuant to its surrender terms of April 9, April 11, 1865 | XML
116.Order from Major General John Gibbon, head of the United States (Surrender?) Commission, directing that the paroled prisoners from the Army of Northern Virginia be provided rations, if practicable, from depots en route to their destinations, April 12, 1865 | Gibbon, John, 1827-1896 | XML
117.Benning, H. L., receipt for payment of $30 to Federal Union, Jan 24, 1866 | XML
118.H. L. Benning, Certificate of Payment, certifying that Benning paid his subscription to the Confederate Produce Loan, Feb 8, 1866 | XML
119.H. L. Benning, Internal Revenue License for occupation of lawyer, Feb 10, 1866 | XML
120.Fontaine & Hughes, note from J. A. Alexander, Assistant Special Agent, Treasury Department, concerning the storage of cotton in their warehouse, dated Feb 14, 1866 | XML
121.Legal Document, McKee vs. S. J. Benning, regarding an 1860 debt owed by the estate of Seaborn Jones to McKee, July 29, 1866 | XML
122.Legal Deposition, Edward Seabrook vs. the Underwriting Agency of Lowell G. Rush and Dewitt F. Wilcox in the Superior Court of Muscogee County, with questions posed by H. L. Benning, solicitor for the plaintiff, September 5, 1866 | XML
123.Answers to questions posed in ghlb18-020, September 5, 1866 | XML
124.H. L. Benning, form letter from E. P. Alexander, soliciting input on the actions of Benning's Brigade during the war, for the purpose of publishing an account of Longstreet's Corps; handwritten note with additional guidance on the back, September 12, 1866 | Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910 | XML
125.Attachments to ghlb18-022, 3 copies, Abstract Report of Battle | XML
126.E. P. Alexander, letter from H. L. Benning, 17 handwritten pages of anecdotal reminiscences from the war (transcribed in Introductory Folder to Box 4), no date but presumably in response to ghlb18-022. Includes two inserts "A" and "B" | Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875 | XML
127.H. L. Benning, letter from E. P. Alexander, thanking Benning for his input and soliciting yet further information on the actions of the brigade during the war, undated but probably a follow-up to the letter in ghlb18-022 and ghlb18-024 | Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910 | XML
128.Benning, H. L., receipt of payment for state and county taxes for 1866 in the amount of $138.10, November 8, 1866 | XML
129.H. L. Benning, letter from J. D. Waddell, concerning the solicitation of E. P. Alexander and noting that his official duties (as legislator?) will prevent him from responding until the adjournment of the legislative session in March of 1867, December 2, 1866 | XML
130.H. L. Benning, Receipt for Lawyer's License, issued by R. H. Greene, for the sum of $40.00, May 10, 1867 | XML
131.Seaborn Jones Benning (son of H. L. Benning), as administrator for Seaborn Jones' estate, receipt for property tax on decedent's estate, in the amount of $20.25, September 4, 1867 | XML
132.H. L. Benning, receipt for special occupation tax (Lawyer) for the year 1870, in the amount of $10, June 29, 1869 | XML
133.H. L. Benning, letter from J. D. Waddell, referring once again to E. P. Alexander's solicitation for additional information on Longstreet's Corps, (cryptic passage makes reference to Benning's actions on the Second Day's Battle of Gettysburg), August 9, 1869 | XML
134.Commission for the taking of a Legal Deposition in the case of Seabrook vs. Rush and Wilcox, with attached questions , Dec 10, 1869 | XML
135.Answers submitted to questions in ghlb18-032, dated December 15, 1869 | XML