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Special Order 56, Army of Northern Virginia, 1864-02-27


Scope and Contents

In Special Order 56, Army of Northern Virginia, which is dated Feb 27, 1864, Lee decrees the end of Lieutenant Granville Gray's career stating that he is now living in the lunatic asylum in Staunton, Va. The document was written in Staunton. It is signed by Walter H. Taylor.


  • Creation: 1864-02-27


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Physical Location

This item is housed in the Secure Cabinet.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John F. Foster in 2006

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA