Braxton Bragg Special Order no. 14, 1862 Oct. 13

Descriptive Summary

Title
Braxton Bragg Special Order no. 14, 1862 Oct. 13
Creator
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1875
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Perryville (Ky.), Battle of, 1862-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Confederate general. Order issued by Bragg during his withdrawal from Kentucky following Perryville, the order places Colonel Joseph Wheeler in command of the cavalry with the mission of covering the rear of the army and holding the enemy in check. Wheeler's cavalry is also to pick up all stragglers. Order written and signed by Bragg's chief of staff, George W. Brent