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Official copy of letter of General H.W. Halleck, Head-Quarters of the Army, Washington, D.C., to Major General S.R. Curtis, St. Louis, December 15, 1862

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Identifier: D03884

Title: Official copy of letter of General H.W. Halleck, Head-Quarters of the Army, Washington, D.C., to Major General S.R. Curtis, St. Louis, December 15, 1862

Description: Says that the Secretary of War reviewed the documents "in relation to the [loyalty] assessment ordered by Brig. General Schofield on the city and county of St. Louis," says in reply that all such proceedings under Schofield will be suspended because there does not seem to be military necessity for them, and warns that new insurrections against the Union in Missouri may result in legitimate consequences for treason.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis
District of Columbia
Washington

Dates: 1862-12-15

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces

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