Latrobe, Osmon letter  (order) to Maj. Genl. Kershaw
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Osmon Latrobe (1835-1915), Lt. Colonel, CSA and A.A.G. on General Longstreet's staff.

Order to Maj. Genl. Kershaw, signed by Latrobe in dark ink.

"Head Quarters 1st Army Corps

12-10 Aull Dec. 20, 64

General,

You will relieve Genl. Hoke's Division at daylight this morning.

Be particular in having your troops in Hoke's front at daylight as Gen. Hoke is ordered to move out at that time.

                                                                                                       Respectfully

                                                                                                       Your Obt. Svt.

                                                                                                                       O. Latrobe

                                                                                                                                A.A.G.".

The order was in Kershaw's possession when he was captured (with his baggage wagon) at Saylor's Creek 4/6/65.

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Latrobe, Osmon letter (order) to Maj. Genl. Kershaw

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