The Resource Robert E. Lee order (military record)

Robert E. Lee order (military record)

Label
Robert E. Lee order (military record), 1865 Apr. 10
Title
Robert E. Lee order (military record)
Inclusive dates
1865 Apr. 10
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
General Order No. 9, dated 10 April 1865, from General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) to his troops announcing the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865. This is a copy signed by Lee and given to 1st Lieutenant James H. Capers, adjutant, 1st Virginia Battalion Infantry and the provost guard. It also includes a note, dated 13 April 1929, by Jo Lane Stern (1848-1932) stating that Lee's signature is authentic
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Robert E. Lee order (military record)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Sledd, H. C.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499184
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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