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Collection Reference Number GLC01938
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1855 
Title Albert Sidney Johnston to Samuel Cooper discussing the purchase of horses
Date 9 June 1855
Author Johnston, Albert Sidney (1803-1862)  
Recipient Cooper, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Johnston, Colonel of the Second Cavalry Regiment, writes to Cooper, Adjutant General of the United States Army. Johnston specifies that Lieutenant Colonel William Hardee should be assigned to purchase horses for the mounting of the regiment. Notes that Hardee will be accompanied by an officer from the Quartermaster General's department, to forward the horses to Jefferson Barracks.
Subjects Confederate General or Leader  Military History  Military Supplies  
People Johnston, Albert Sidney (1803-1862)  Cooper, Samuel (1798-1876)  Hardee, William Joseph (1815-1873)  
Place written Louisville, Kentucky
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Johnston, Cooper, and Hardee served the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859