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Head-Quarters, Post of Bolivar, Generals Orders No. 12

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3642

The collection contains a three page letter, dated April 16, 1863, written by General Mason Brayman, during the Civil War. The letter is in regards to General Brayman's orders against spies and guerrillas in West Tennessee. "All entering the lines must report to Provost Marshall, all trading permits are revoked, all persons not in the service of the U.S. wearing any part of the uniform, will be treated as spies and guerrillas..."

Dates

  • 1863 April 16

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection contains a three page letter, dated April 16, 1863, written by General Mason Brayman, during the Civil War. The letter is in regards to General Brayman's orders against spies and guerrillas in West Tennessee. "All entering the lines must report to Provost Marshall, all trading permits are revoked, all persons not in the service of the U.S. wearing any part of the uniform, will be treated as spies and guerrillas..."

Biographical/Historical Note

General Mason Brayman (1813-1895), was in command of the Illinois Volunteers. Brayman was an attorney, before his military service begun. He was also a military officer and the sixth Governor of the Idaho Territory.

The letter is dated April 16, 1863, and regards General Brayman's orders against spies and guerrillas in West Tennessee. "All entering the lines must report to Provost Marshall, all trading permits are revoked, all persons not in the service of the U.S. wearing any part of the uniform, will be treated as spies and guerrillas..."

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in February 2012.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480