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Date Original

1865 March 20

Description

Letter from Lieutenant Colonel A.V. Ruff to A.S. Holderness instructing him to take a squad to Warren to return sabres to a regiment.

Transcription

Head Quarts Monroes Regt Camp
in the field March 20, 1865
Special order
No. -
Lieut Holderness will make
a detail from his squad; sufficient to bring
from Warren to camp, twenty five or thirty
sabres which belong to the Regt
Also bring to
camp all men belonging to Co "B", and notify
in writing all of the co, whom he may not
see, that unless they repent [illegible] no favors will be
shown - and that I will pledge myself to
hunt them up[;] let it cost what it may
four or 5 days delay will be excusable
if you can bring in your men
Respt
A V Ruff Lt Col
Comdg Rgt
Wheeler will

Physical Description

Letter, 8" x 13"

Subjects

Civil War

Contributor

Lieutenant Colonel A.V. Ruff

Geographical Area

Warren, Bradley County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000085, Item 17

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Algernon Sidney Holderness papers, MS.000085

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Lieutenant Colonel A.V. Ruff to A.S. Holderness, Algernon Sidney Holderness papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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