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3 November 1861: “these elections must be conducted if practicable, or as far as possible, in exact conformity with the rules established for such elections by the local authorities.”

Item description: General Order No. 70, dated 3 November 1861, about filling vacancies among commissioned officers. Item citation: From folder 20 of the Boykin Family Papers (#78), Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. … Continue reading

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13 September 1861: “The General commanding the Brigade is thus stringent not that he is unwilling to grant every proper indulgence, but for the interest of the service and in justice to those officers and men who will not leave the command without authority duly obtained.”

Item description: General Order No. 25, dated 13 September 1861, regarding improper leaves of absence from the area of military command. [Item transcription available below images.] Item citation: From folder 18 of the Boykin Family Papers (#78), Southern Historical Collection, The … Continue reading

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