AuthorUnited States. Adjutant-General's Office.
TitleGeneral orders. No. 252 / War Department, Adjutant General's Office.
Published[Washington : Adjutant General's Office, 1863]
Description1 sheet ; 19 x 13 cm. (in frame 17 x 22 cm.)
General NoteCaption title.
"Washington, July 31, 1863."
Presents a presidential order concerning a policy for treatment of Confederate soldiers based on the enemy's treatment of Union soldiers.
General order signed: E.D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General.
SubjectsUnited States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.
United States. Army -- African American troops.
Other AuthorsTownsend, E. D. (Edward Davis), 1817-1893.
OrganizationsUnited States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)
United States. War Dept.
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: UB 502 A1 1863 no. 252 Vault
mq237036: Rare book room, LC class, restricted access [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 143059]