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Military orders by Jonathan Hoffman, 1864 September 26, 28.
Wyles SC 256LOCAL
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Title:

Military orders by Jonathan Hoffman, 1864 September 26, 28

Creator/Contributor:

Hoffman, Jonathan., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Newton, John, 1823-1895, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Miller, John Franklin, 1831-1886, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Army of the Cumberland.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Two holograph orders written and signed by Jonathan Hoffman of the Army of the Cumberland. The first order is to Brigadier General Newton in Chattanooga, Tennessee about Newton's telegram having been received, the troops being under General Rousseau and their dispositions were supposed to be as Rousseau desired. The second order is from Atlanta, Georgia to Brigadier General John F. Miller in Nashville, [Tennessee] about General Thomas directing Miller to tell General Rousseau to hold Forrest at Pulaski, [Tennessee] as long as he can as Thomas tries to get a force on his right-flank near.

Date:

1864 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- n-us-tn
Thomas, George H. (George Henry) -- 1816-1870
Rousseau, Lovell Harrison -- 1818-1869
Forrest, Nathan Bedford -- 1821-1877
Military orders
Pulaski (Tenn.) -- History
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Communications

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Military orders by Jonathan Hoffman. Wyles SC 256. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Orders (military records)
Civil wars.

Physical Description:

2 items (2 leaves) ; 21 x 14 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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