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Union Orders, Reports and Letters -- West Virginia




OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 37, Part 2 (Monocacy) Chapter XLIX. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION. Page 367 - 368

SPECIAL ORDERS,
HDQRS. DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA, Numbers 128.
Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 17, 1864.

I. Captain F. G. Martindale, First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry, will proceed with the cavalry under his command to Charlestown, W. Va,. and burn the dwelling-house and outbuildings of Andrew Hunter, not permitting anything to be taken therefrom except the family.

II. Captain F. G. Martindale, First New York (Lincoln) Cavalry, will proceed with the cavalry under his command via Charlestown to Martinsburg, W. Va., and burn the dwelling-house and outbuildings of Charles J. Faulkner not to, permitting anything to be taken therefrom except the family.

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By order of Major-General Hunter:

[CHAS. G. HALPINE,]
Assistant Adjutant-Genera