09 April 2014

General Garland's Order To Longstreet

Letters Received by the Office of the Adjutant General Main Series 1822-1860, #M-567
Content Source: NARA

Special Order #38
*Headquarters, Department of New Mexico
Sante Fe
9 April 1858

...Brevet Major James Longstreet Captain, 8th Infantry, has permission for a leave of absence for 6 months.
Authority is granted to him to apply for further extension of six months.

W. A. Nichols
Assistant Adjutant General

*A New Mexico Fort was named after General Garland (Fort Garland)

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