American history; Military policy
This General Order provides instructions for monetary compensation for soldiers based on their status (slave or freeman) as of April 19th, 1861, as previously ordered by the Secretary of War E.D. Townsend on August 1, 1864. By order of Brig Gen. Geo. L. Andrews via J. Lovell, Capt. and Asst. Adjt. Gen. 11 x 17 cm. 1 page, double sided.
November 3, 1864