War Between the States

5 x 8, imprint.

Head-Quarters Department Of The Cumberland
Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 24th, 1863

General Orders,
No. 90

The General Commanding finding that the War Department objects to the organization of the Light Battalions from the Rolls of Honor, as contemplated by para. II, General Orders, No. 19, current series, from these Head-Quarters, directs:

That those whose names appear on the Rolls of Honor remain on duty with their respective commands, and that they be distinguished, when on military duty, by wearing a red ribbon, tied in the button hole or attached to the coat over the left breast.

The issue of first class arms, provided for in General Orders, No. 19, will be made as soon as practicable.

Assistant Adjutant General

H. Thrall
Assistant Adjutant General

There are 2 tiny punch holes at the left edge well away from any content. Stained at upper right. Uncommon Tennessee imprint.

Henry Thrall, was commissioned Captain, 2nd Ohio Infantry, April 17, 1861; mustered out of this regiment, Aug. 5, 1861; commissioned Captain, Assistant Adjutant General, U.S. Vols., Aug. 20, 1861; died on Sept. 18, 1863.

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