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[General court martial order, April 12, 1864]

Description: General court martial order sent to Lieut. H. K. Redway summoning him to a court session on April 13, 1864 at 10 o'clock. The session was being held in Martinsburg, West Virgina. Lieut. Redway would be part of the defense in the case of U. S. vs. John Whittey, Jr., 1st N. Y. Veteran Cavalry.
Date: April 12, 1864
Creator: Cather, T. A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no.226, July 8, 1864]

Description: General orders no.226 detail that the Army ration has been modified. The orders give a list of five regulations that must be observed.
Date: July 8, 1864
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 271, October 15, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 271 detail the corrections that would be made to General orders no. 127. The orders state that paragraph IV of general orders no. 127 would be replaced with the paragraph in this document. This document also includes additions to general orders no. 127.
Date: October 15, 1864
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 301, December 19, 1864]

Description: General orders no. 301 details that every officer and soldier capable of duty is needed on the field. The document instructs that all Provost Marshals, Boards of Enrollment, surgeons, recruiting officers to send all who are fit for service to the front.
Date: December 19, 1864
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 2, January 13, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 2 specifies five orders that will promote uniformity in reports and returns. These orders will also prevent illegal and irregular details in reports or returns.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 1, January 2, 1865]

Description: General orders no.1 announces the department staff and details that communications should be addressed to the corresponding heads of different staff departments.
Date: January 2, 1865
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 2, January 13, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 2 specifies five orders that will promote uniformity in reports and returns. These orders will also prevent illegal and irregular details in reports or returns.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 4, February 16, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 4 specifies the following calls that would be observed by the soldiers on duty in this command. The daily call schedule is detailed and additional specifications to the schedule are noted.
Date: February 16, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 33, March 11, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 33 details three resolutions made by Congress and they are: Public Resolution - No.24; Public Resolution - No. 25; and Public Resolution - No. 26.
Date: March 11, 1865
Creator: War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 10, April 5, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 10 specifies that this command, 1st Separate Brigade, must ready themselves to be moved at once. It details that all surplus baggage and stores would be disposed of and the soldiers would be fully outfitted with clothing, as well as with camp and garrison equipment for active duty. Each regiment would receive two wagons for use by officers, mess kits, cooking utensils, and hospital supplies.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, December 31, 1864]

Description: Special orders from Lieut. Col. J. S. Platner to Lieut. Redway which order the mustering of Redway's company. It specifies that the muster rolls be sent to headquarters as soon as possible. Nash states that the muster rolls will be read as soon as Tuesday January 3, 1865.
Date: December 31, 1864
Creator: Platner, Lieutenant Colonel J. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, December 15, 1864]

Description: Special orders from A. H. Nash to Captain Redway which detail that these orders should be relayed to all men in Redway's company whose muster and descriptive rolls have not been received. It also states that Redway should wait for a courier from Soup Creek with a similar dispatch.
Date: December 15, 1864
Creator: Nash, Lt. A. H.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, February 4, 1865]

Description: Special orders from Lt. Col. J. S. Platner to Capt. H. K. Redway specifying the requirements for monthly and tri-monthly reports. The orders state that the reports should include details on extra and daily duty men, as well as men on detached service. It notes that in the report's remark column the number of men in Charleston, the men who are sick, and those who are on any other kind of duty.
Date: February 4, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Vet. Cavalry
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, February 6, 1865]

Description: Special orders from Lt. A. H. Nash to Captain Hamilton K. Redway specifying that applications for furloughs should hereafter be addressed to J. M. Rife, Captain & A. A. A. General, 1st Separate Brigade,Department of West Virginia.
Date: February 6, 1865
Creator: Nash, Lt. A. H.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders no. 23, February 23, 1865]

Description: Special orders no. 23 specifies that the directives in general order no. 30 of December 28, 1864 will be suspended. By command of Major general Sheridan, this special order states that leaves of absence and furloughs will be halted until further orders.
Date: February 23, 1865
Creator: Newhall, F. C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, March 1865]

Description: Special orders to H. K. Redway asking for Redway's descriptive book. Lt. Col. J. S. Platner is requesting the descriptive book in order to finish his regimental descriptive book. Platner states that Redway's descriptive book should be sent to headquarters.
Date: March 1865
Creator: Platner, Lieutenant Colonel J. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter of Notification Regarding John Duger, May 4, 1864]

Description: Letter from the Provost Marshal's Office, addressed to the commanding officer of Company F, 1st Regiment, New York Cavalry Vols. regarding John Duger. Text of letter: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that John Duger of your Company was reported at this office, from the Carlisle District, Pa., as a Deserter from the U. S. Army, May 2nd, 1864. He was this day forwarded to Baltimore en route to his Regiment. Cost of Arrest....$30.00 " Transportation....$2.10 Total to be charged....#32.10 The letter is signed by "Capt. 53d P. V., and Provost Marshal Post."
Date: May 4, 1864
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to the Commanding Officer, March 29, 1865]

Description: Letter to the Commanding Officer Co. F 1st NY Vet Cavalry that transportation for Moses Lapoint has been furnished. Transportation will be from Baltimore to Parkersburg VA granted by Lieut Col John Platner. This transportation will be at the cost of $10.00.
Date: March 29, 1865
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to the Commanding Officer, March 28, 1865]

Description: Letter to the Commanding Officer Co. F 1st NY Vet Cavalry that transportation for a private in the company granted by Col N Aley. Transportation to Baltimore MD at the cost of $4.10.
Date: March 29, 1865
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections