General Order Number 9

Title

General Order Number 9

Description

In General Order Number 9, General Robert E. Lee announces to the Army of Northern Virginia that the American Civil War has ended and that they are free to return home. This is the original document written in General Lee's hand.

Creator

Robert E. Lee

Date

April 10, 1863

Language

English

Files

General Order Number 9 - Lee.jpg

Citation

Robert E. Lee, “General Order Number 9,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed November 18, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/236.