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Unknown [General orders no. 29 regarding countersign signals]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06628.05 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: October 1861 Pagination: 7 p. ; 28.0 x 22.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Issued by S. William and John Jones as Assistant Adjutant Generals at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac. Includes specific instructions on both day and night countersign signals. Includes an unsigned handwritten note on the last page stating that this circular is to remain confidential, and that its contents are not to be made public. The note is missing text due to a large tear.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesArmy of the PotomacCodes and Signals

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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