Correspondence with Grant Orders No. 11

From: War of the Rebellion: Serial 025 Page 0424 WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. 13TH A. C., DEPT. OF THE TENN.,

Numbers 11.


+ Official Text of Grant's General Order No. 11 from Holly Springs December 17, 1862

Holly Springs, December 17, 1862.

The Jews, as a class violating every regulation of trade established by the Treasury Department and also department orders, are hereby expelled from the department within twenty-four hours from the receipt of this order.

Post commanders will see that all of this class of people be furnished passes and required to leave, and any one returning after such notification will be arrested and held in confinement until an opportunity occurs of sending them out as prisoners, unless furnished with permit from headquarters.

No passes will be given these people to visit headquarters for the purpose of making personal application for trade permits.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

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