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Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Orders, No. 26.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00572.05 Author/Creator: Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Place Written: Columbus, Georgia Type: Printed document Date: 24 June 1858 Pagination: 4 p. ; 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00572.05 Author/Creator: Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Place Written: Columbus, Georgia Type: Printed document Date: 24 June 1858 Pagination: 4 p. ; 20 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed orders for the Columbus Guard with three page autograph additions in Semmes hand, plus an autograph docket signed in Semmes hand on 25 June 1858. On blue paper. The orders concern assembling the company to celebrate the Anniversary of American Independence on 5 July 1858. Semmes's notes detail instructions for the day.

Background Information:

People: Semmes, Paul Jones, 1815-1863

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: MilitiaConfederate General or LeaderHolidays and CelebrationsFourth of JulyMilitary History

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