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[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

[Letter from S. P. Sundam to the Commanding Officer, March 27, 1865]

Description: Letter to the Commanding Officer Co. F 1st Regt. NY Vet Cavalry that transportation was rerouted from Elmira, NY to Baltimore, MD but now to New York City. Because Road had destruction because of high water.
Date: March 27, 1865
Creator: Sundam, S. P.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, February 13, 1865]

Description: Letter from N.B. Squires to Capt. Redway asking for Redway and his commissioned officers to sign a certificate of purchase and forward the signed certificates to him in Camp Piatt.
Date: February 13, 1865
Creator: Squires, N. B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, July 19, 1864]

Description: Special orders from Major General Hunter which detail that Farrier W. H. Shepard is to report to Capt. Nelson Hopkins A.Q.M., in Hagerstown, Maryland for duty. Hopkins was part of Company "F," N. Y. Vet. Calvary.
Date: July 19, 1864
Creator: Hunter, Major General
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ordnance voucher, June 29, 1865]

Description: Ordnance voucher for Spencer's carbine cartridges received by John S. Platner from Hamilton K. Redway at Camp Piatt, West Virginia.
Date: June 29, 1865
Creator: Platner, John S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. B. Caldwell, August 1, 1881]

Description: Letter from J.B. Caldwell of U.S. Treasury Department to Hamilton K. Redway stating that his item, as late of Co. "K," N.Y. volunteer cavalry will be disposed of as early as practicable. If a balance is certified it will be subject to appropriation by Congress.
Date: August 1, 1888
Creator: Caldwell, J. B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John C. Cooper, March 15, 1873]

Description: Letter on Office of Agricultural Insurance Company letterhead from Uncle John C. Cooper to nephew Hamilton K. Redway stating that he will be sending $5.00 as a small token. He wishes it to be placed in a bank to earn the best interest and be given to Hamilton's little son, R.C.K., when he reaches the age of 21. If he doesn't live to 21 , Hamilton is free to do what he thinks best with the money.
Date: March 15, 1873
Creator: Cooper, John C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter, November 1865]

Description: Letter to Honorable Roscoe Conklin, A. H. Laflin, and others recommending Hamilton K. Redway for a position at the capitol as he has a good army record and states he is a gentleman and a man of talent.
Date: November 1868
Creator: unidentified
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope, June 26, 1868]

Description: Envelope from Hammond, Winslow & Williams, attorneys-at-law, Watertown, New York, to Honorable A. H. Laflin, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Date from letter.
Date: June 26, 1868
Creator: Winslow, Bradley
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections