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Otey, John M. (fl. 1862-1865) Special order no. 19

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03017 Author/Creator: Otey, John M. (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Document signed Date: 19 January 1863 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.3 x 19.6 cm.

Original draft of Special Order number 19, reorganizing South Carolina cavalry regiment. Details the reorganization, and lists which officers will command which companies. Written partly in pencil. Signed as Assistant Adjutant General on Beauregard's staff. At the time Beauregard was commanding Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

John M. Otey was General Beauregard's Assistant Adjutant General.

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