General Order, No. 16: No firing will be allowed except between the hours of 11AM and 12PM, By order of Brig. General Beauregard, Signed Thomas Jordan, Camp Pickens, June 14, 1861 (Ms1992-003)

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Title

General Order, No. 16: No firing will be allowed except between the hours of 11AM and 12PM, By order of Brig. General Beauregard, Signed Thomas Jordan, Camp Pickens, June 14, 1861 (Ms1992-003)

Description

From: Head Quarters, Department of Alexandria, Camp Pickens. General Order No. 16: The General is disturbed by the careless discharge of firearms which slaughter men, therefore, No firing will be allowed except between the hours of 11AM and 12PM. It is the duty of commanding officers to observe and punish all. By order of Brig. General Beauregard, Signed: Thomas Jordan, June 14, 1861

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Language

English

Identifier

Ms1992_003_PrestonRobertT_B1F4_OrderNo16_1861_0614

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Robert Taylor Preston Papers, Ms1992-003, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

Preston, Robert Taylor, 1809-1880 and Beauregard, G. T., General, (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893, “General Order, No. 16: No firing will be allowed except between the hours of 11AM and 12PM, By order of Brig. General Beauregard, Signed Thomas Jordan, Camp Pickens, June 14, 1861 (Ms1992-003),” VT Special Collections Online, accessed September 25, 2017, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms1992-003/Ms1992_003_PrestonRobertT_B1F4_OrderNo16_1861_0614.