Official copy of letter from General H. W. Halleck to Major General S. R. Curtis, 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.

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Dates: 1862

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

Subjects: Missouri--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Saint Louis (Mo.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Armed Forces
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

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