Head Quarters Virga Forces

Richmond. Virga

May 4. 1861

Special Orders

No 17.

            First Lieut Walter H Taylor, having been appointed to a position in the Provisional Forces of the State is hereby ordered to repair to Richmond and report to the Adjutant General for duty.

By order of Major Genl Lee

{signed} R. S. Garnett

Adjutant General

This copy:

            Geo. Deas

            A. W. S.

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 8, M2009.256

Transcribed by Caitlin Connelly, 2016 July 11