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    [General Benjamin Butler]. General Order No. 10. Two pages of one leaf, 10" x 10.75", "Headquarters Dept. of the Gulf, Ship Island," April 12, 1862, noting the "gallant courage and good conduct" of the 9th Connecticut Volunteers regiment "and a section of the 6th Mass Battery . . . in the recent expedition to Biloxi and Pass Christian [Mississippi]. . . . [Signed] By command of Maj. Genl. Butler / Geo. C. Strong / A. A. Genl." On the reverse are General Orders No. 67 (Washington, August 20, 1861) establishing that "Holding correspondence with or giving intelligence to the enemy either directly or indirectly is made punishable by death." Age toned paper with minor stains. To the lower margin is affixed an extension page.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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