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General Orders No. 61, 1865 May 26.
Wyles 117
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Title:

General Orders No. 61, 1865 May 26

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Army., Military Division of West Mississippi., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Christensen, Christian T. (Christian Thomsen), 1832-1905

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Printed order stating the terms of a convention on the part of General E. K. Smith, commander of the Trans-Mississippi Department, and Major-General E. R. S. Canby, commander of the Military Division of West Mississippi, to surrender their forces and public property under their control to the authorities of the United States. Major-General E. R. S. Canby accepted the surrender of the Confederate forces west of the Mississippi River under the command of General E. K. Smith. The order is by Major-General E. R. S. Canby, signed by Lt. Colonel, Assistant Adjutant General C. T. Christensen.

Date:

1865 (issued)

Subject:

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Canby, Edward Richard Sprigg -- 1817-1873
Kirby-Smith, Edmund -- 1824-1893
Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- Trans-Mississippi Department.
United States. -- Army. -- Military Division of West Mississippi.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies, Confederate

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], General Orders No. 61. Wyles SC 117. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Orders (military records)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 20 x 25 cm. folded to 20 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.