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Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891) Telegram to: Major General E.O.C. Ord

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08012.01 Author/Creator: Sherman, William Tecumseh (1820-1891) Place Written: Saint Louis, MO Type: Autograph letter signed Date: [n.d.] Pagination: 1 p. 19.6 cm x 11.3 cm

Summary of Content: Telegram regarding Ord trying to find time from his duties in Arkansas to go on leave and visit his family. "Headquarters Military Division of the Mississippi " letterhead.

People: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Ord, Major General E.O.C

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Military HistoryUnion GeneralReconstruction

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