Sewell Mt:

6 Octo: 1861


Special Orders



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