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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 3 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
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ng these boards, I had asked to be advised definitely as to what persons were disfranchised by the law, and was directed by General Grant to act upon my own interpretation of it, pending an opinion expected shortly from the Attorney-General-Mr. Henry Stanbery-so, for the guidance of the boards, I gave the following instructions: Special orders, no. 15.headquarters Fifth Military District. New Orleans, La., April 10, 1867. 2. In obedience to the directions contained in the first section of panied by any instructions, or by anything except the statement that it was transmitted to the respective military commanders for their information, in order that there might be uniformity in the execution of the Reconstruction acts. To adopt Mr. Stanbery's interpretation of the law and reopen registration accordingly, would defeat the purpose of Congress, as well as add to my perplexities. Such a course would also require that the officers appointed by me for the performance of specified duti