General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863

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Creator:Thorburn, Charles E.
Title:General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863

Confederate General Orders No. 28, May 24th, 1863, issued by command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles E. Thorburn, ordering all commanding officers to requisition 2 havelocks for their men. Due to a shortage of paper, Confederate soldier Robert C. Caldwell used blank sections of this order to write a letter to his wife.

Subjects:Confederate States of America. Army--Regulations | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Collection:Robert C. Caldwell Collection
Institution:J.Y. Joyner Library (East Carolina University)
Contributors:J.Y. Joyner Library
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