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Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Orders no. 1

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00572.03 Author/Creator: Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Place Written: Columbus, Georgia Type: Autograph document signed Date: 30 June 1853 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Semmes's working draft of an order that gives instructions on baggage trains, ammunition and pitching tents for the move of the Columbus guard to Camp Montgomery. Possibly a draft as there are cross outs and insertions. By orders of Captain Semmes and Captain Cooper. Written from the headquarters of the Volunteer Battalion, Columbus, Georgia. On blue paper.

Background Information:

People: Semmes, Paul Jones, 1815-1863

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Military HistoryMilitiaConfederate General or LeaderAmmunitionMilitary CampMilitary Supplies

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