Denis Spelman military order
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Denis Spelman military order

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Spelman, Denis, active 1865.
Title: Denis Spelman military order
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1857

Biographical/Historical Note

Denis Spelman served as a lieutenant in the 173rd New York Volunteers during the American Civil War and was stationed in Savannah, Georgia towards the end of the war.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an order issued to Lieutenant Denis Spelman of the 173rd New York Volunteers by the Union Brigadier General E. P. Davis on 4 October 1865 to be relieved from his present duty with his regiment and to report to the county jail in Ogeechee, Georgia. This order was written when First Division of the Union army was stationed in Savannah, Georgia towards the end of the American Civil War.

Index Terms

Davis, E. P., active 1865.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Orders (military records)
Spelman, Denis, active 1865.
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 173rd (1862-1865)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Denis Spelman military order, 1865 View online.