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Last General Order of the Army of Tennessee (Confederate States of America) by Joe Johnston, April 27, 1865, and Last Roster of Company F, 5th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, May 3, 1865. (Civil War)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2000.008

Scope and Contents

Last General Order of the Army of Tennessee (Confederate States of America) by Joe Johnston, Gen Comd. General Order No. 18. Hdqr Army of Tennessee, Greensboro, N. C. April 27, 1865. ADS 1 pc. (written in pencil on blue paper watermarked ‘S Thomas 1863.’) Re: by terms of the military conventions signed by Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman USA and Gen. J. E. Johnston CSA, for soldiers not to take up arms against the U. S.... Last Roster of Company F, 5th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, May 3, 1865. Charlotte, N. C. ADS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Note re: not taking up arms against U. S. written by A. L. Mims. (A handwritten copy of this document was given to each soldier to carry). Most soldiers in this unit were from Cocke County, Tenn.

Dates

  • 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

General

Was on exhibit at Museum of East Tennessee History. These documents were kept in the Bible of Cora Massey Mims of Cocke County, Tenn., and remained in the family’s possession until 2000.
Title
Last General Order of the Army of Tennessee (Confederate States of America) by Joe Johnston, April 27, 1865, and Last Roster of Company F, 5th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, May 3, 1865. (Civil War)
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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