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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.51
From Archive Folder War of 1812: Correspondence and documents on the war, POWs in Canada, behaviour of soldiers, conditions in New Orleans, laying the Tennessee state line and founding of Memphis City. Documents relate to James Winchester, his family and associates 
Title General Orders to James Winchester
Date 6 January - 12 February 1815
Author Butler, Robert (1784-1853)  
Recipient Winchester, James  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description 1. All surgeons to report to their posts. 2. General Court martial of Col. G. F. Ross of the 44th Infantry "and such prisoners as may be brought before it" to be held on 02/14/1815. Brigadier General James Winchester "hereby authorized to constitute General Court Martial for the trial of the military officers within his immediate command."
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  Health and Medical  
People Winchester, James (1752-1826)  Butler, Robert (1784-1853)  
Place written New Orleans, Louisiana
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859