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Turner Ashby requisition, 1862 February 22

 File — Box: WSC002, Folder: W0150.01

Scope and Contents

This special requisition form signed by C.S.A. Colonel Turner Ashby requests four cavalry horses for new "recruits which it is necessary to mount." Ashby's signature appears twice on the form.


  • 1862 February 22

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Biographical / Historical

Turner Ashby Jr. (October 23, 1828 – June 6, 1862) was a Confederate cavalry commander in the American Civil War. He had achieved prominence as Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's cavalry commander, at the grade of colonel, in the Shenandoah Valley before he was killed in the Battle of Good's Farm.


From the Collection: 0.075 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266