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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.17
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 Orders from James Winchester to Captain Garrard of Volunteer Troops, Paris, and General Orders
Date 17 August 1812
Author Winchester, James (1752-1826)  
Recipient Garrard, Captain  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Orders for Captain Garrard[?] to march his troops from Paris to Newport. General orders dictate how many women can march with the troops and insist that the troops' knapsacks be checked and "every unnecessary to be discharged".
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  Women's History  
People Winchester, James (1752-1826)  
Place written Lexington, [?]
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859