Confederate Broadside Against Aiding Deserters A Collection in Special Collections

A Guide to the Confederate Broadside Against Aiding Deserters, 1863 Ms.2011.047

A Collection in Special Collections


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2011.047
Title
Confederate Broadside Against Aiding Deserters,October 29, 1863
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Cooke, Giles B.
Creator
Jones, Samuel, Major General
Language
English .
Abstract
Collection consists of a Confederate broadside issued October 29, 1863, by Major General Sam Jones, concerning the provision of aid for deserters and punishment for those who engage in such acts.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Confederate Broadside Against Aiding Deserters must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Confederate Broadside Against Aiding Deserters, Ms2011-047, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Collection purchased by Special Collections in December 2010.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Confederate Broadside Against Aiding Deserters was completed in May 2011.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a Confederate broadside containing General Orders No. 6, issued October 29, 1863, by Major General Sam Jones. It concerns the provision of aid for deserters, be it in the form of purchasing military items from deserters or enticing soldiers to desert. In addition to warning against such assistance or enticement, the orders describe the punishment for those who have engaged in such acts.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Cooke, Giles B.
  • Jones, Samuel, Major General

Container List

folder 1
Broadside
October 29, 1863