Lot 462: Printed general orders, signed "Geo. Meade," one page both sides, 5 x 8, July 30, 1868. General Orders No. 108 issued from the Headquarters of the Department of Georgia. In part: "The several states comprising this Military District, having by solemn acts of their assemblies, conformed to the requisitions of the Act of Congress which became a law June 25, 1868, and civil governments having been inaugurated in each, the military power vested in the District commander by the Reconstruction Laws, by the provisions of these laws ceases to exist." In fine condition, with a single vertical fold.
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Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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