Daily Archives: 30 Dec ’11

30 December 1861: “The Troops are reminded that the 57th Article of War makes punishable with death the giving intelligence to the enemy directly or indirectly.”

Item description: General orders No. 98, dated 30 December 1861, from the Headquarters of the Department of Northern Virginia concerning the dissemination of intelligence. Item citation: From folder 18 of the William Nelson Pendleton Papers, #1466, Southern Historical Collection, The … Continue reading

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