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Collection Reference Number GLC00911.32
From Archive Folder Mexican War Orderly Book, 26th Infantry , USA 1847-1848 
Title General orders: No. 345
Date 12 November 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 "[Gene]ral Orders No. 345, [illegible] of 1st Lt. Devlin of the [illegible] Marine Corps." and "...Clarke...Brigade." Proceedings of the court martial of John S. Devlin on charges of drunkenness on duty, conduct unbecoming an officer, violation of the 25th Article of War (he challenged a superior to a fight), and breach of arrest. Colonel N.S. Clarke presiding. Right margin cropped.
Subjects Military History  Military Law  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Alcohol  
People Scott, Winfield (1786-1866)  Scott, H. L. (Henry Lee) (1814-1886)  
Place written 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