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The Lee Family Digital Archive is the largest online source for primary source materials concerning the Lee family of Virginia. It contains published and unpublished items, some well known to historians, others that are rare or have never before been put online. We are always looking for new letters, diaries, and books to add to our website. Do you have a rare item that you would like to donate or share with us? If so, please contact our editor, Colin Woodward, at  (804) 493-1940, about how you can contribute to this historic project.


 

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Headquarters

Sewell Mt:

6 Octo: 1861

 

Special Orders

No:

 

Being no longer in presence of the enemy it will not be necessary to strike the tents or move the baggage to the rear as required ins. orders from these Headquarters of the 26th Ulto:

By order of Gen Lee

W. H. Taylor, A.A.G.

 

 

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 3, M2009.271, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 October 30 

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