Instructions for Ordnance Officers and Acting Ordnance Officers at Headquarters of Departments, Armies, Divisions, Brigades, or Districts.

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Circular from the War Department containing "General Orders No. 193" to perfect organizing the services of the Ordnance Department, as connected with Armies in the field and the Military Departments, and at the same time securing for that Department the services of a body efficient officers, trained to its special duties. The document includes 10 orders sent by Secretary of War E. D. Townsend as well as the specific orders of George D. Ramsay to complete the orders of Townsend. Two forms are printed at the end of the circular: Form No. 31 (b), Monthly Report of Ordnance and Acting ... continued below

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4, [2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Ramsay, George D. May 23, 1864.

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Circular from the War Department containing "General Orders No. 193" to perfect organizing the services of the Ordnance Department, as connected with Armies in the field and the Military Departments, and at the same time securing for that Department the services of a body efficient officers, trained to its special duties. The document includes 10 orders sent by Secretary of War E. D. Townsend as well as the specific orders of George D. Ramsay to complete the orders of Townsend. Two forms are printed at the end of the circular: Form No. 31 (b), Monthly Report of Ordnance and Acting Ordnance Officers on duty; and Form No. 31 (c), Quarterly Report of Officers responsible for Ordnance Property.

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4, [2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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"Circular No. 28--Series of 1864"

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Ramsay, George D. Instructions for Ordnance Officers and Acting Ordnance Officers at Headquarters of Departments, Armies, Divisions, Brigades, or Districts., pamphlet, May 23, 1864; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186554/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.