22 October 1864, A. P. Puffer, Capt. & A. D. C., Head Quarters, Department of Virginia & North Carolina, Office, Commission for exchange in the field, to Sally M. Galt, Williamsburg.

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22 October 1864, A. P. Puffer, Capt. & A. D. C., Head Quarters, Department of Virginia & North Carolina, Office, Commission for exchange in the field, to Sally M. Galt, Williamsburg.

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Description

Has been directed by the Commanding General to inform her that he can see no reason for her to be exempted from the general order. Therefore, she must take the oath or be sent across the lines. She is free to donate her property to the Lunatic Asylum.

Creator

A. P. Puffer

Source

Galt Papers (I), 1745- 1892, Mss. 78 G13, Box II, Folder 113

Publisher

Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

Date

22 October 1864

Contributor

SCRC Civil War Transcription Project Volunteer

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Relation

The finding aid for the Galt Papers (I), 1745-1892 can be found at http://scdb.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=7489&q=Galt

Language

en

Type

Text

Identifier

Mss.78.G13.068

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Text

Head Quarters
Department of Virginia & North
Carolina
Office Commission for Exchange
In the field Oct 22nd/64

Madam
In reply to your communi
cation of the 15th I am directed by the
Commanding General to inform
you that he can see no reason why
you should be made an exception
of to the general order issued. There
fore you will have to take the
oath as prescribed per general order
or be sent across the lines.
You are at full liberty to do
nate your property to the Lunatic
Asylum.

Very respectfully
Miss Sally M. Galt Yr obedient Servant
Wmsburg Capt. & A.D.C. A.F. Puffer
Va

Citation

A. P. Puffer, “22 October 1864, A. P. Puffer, Capt. & A. D. C., Head Quarters, Department of Virginia & North Carolina, Office, Commission for exchange in the field, to Sally M. Galt, Williamsburg.,” Swem Library Digital Projects, accessed August 28, 2014, http://scrcdigital.swem.wm.edu/items/show/1721.

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