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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.11
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title General orders: No. 282
Date 10 September 1847
Author Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  
Additional authors Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by H. L. Scott. Partial docket reads "[Gener]al Orders, No. 282, [Sept.] 9th 1847, [Proceedings] of GCM, [illegible]." Announcement that the four convicted deserters herein mentioned will be hung tomorrow, as they were in transport when their fellow deserters were executed this morning (see GLC00911.10). Right margin cropped.
Subjects Military History  Military Law  Death Penalty  Desertion  Mexican War  Latin and South America  
People Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886)  
Place written Tacubaya, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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