[General court martial order, January 31, 1865]

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By order of the Secretary of War, E. D. Townsend, this general court martial order No.43 states that Captain Henry W. Scott would be released and returned to duty. Scott's trial was held without authority and the proceedings were considered "null and void." The order is signed by the acting adjutant general, but his signature is illegible. The date and location of Capt. Scott's trial is stated in the order.Scott was part of the 1st Veteran New York Cavalry.

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War Department January 31, 1865.

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By order of the Secretary of War, E. D. Townsend, this general court martial order No.43 states that Captain Henry W. Scott would be released and returned to duty. Scott's trial was held without authority and the proceedings were considered "null and void." The order is signed by the acting adjutant general, but his signature is illegible. The date and location of Capt. Scott's trial is stated in the order.Scott was part of the 1st Veteran New York Cavalry.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. Altogether, these Civil War and Reconstruction-era papers include information about events in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. They reflect the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was generously funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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War Department. [General court martial order, January 31, 1865], legal document, January 31, 1865; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186670/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.