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Joseph E. Shaw Collection
38th New York Volunteer Infantry
joseph Shaw Letter 18
Donated by Robert Gritman

H. Q. June 1, 1862

The commander of each Regiment in the Brigade will send out a proper detail of moderate size to collect and bury their dead.  Each detail will be under the charge of a skillful commissioned officer & they will be careful not to go beyond our lines.  The detail will get such tools & equipments as they can procure.  Let the detail be sent out at once & perform the duty with dispatch.

                        By order of
                        Col. Allason

                        Geo P. Foote
                        A. A. Genl.

 

 

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