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Title Headquarters, Dept. of New Mexico. Santa Fe, N.M., June 15th 1863. General orders no.15.
Author United States, Army, New Mexico, Department of
Date 15 Jun 1863
Document Type Broadside
Names Carleton, J. H.; Carson, Christopher Houston; Kit Carson
Region New Mexico; Arizona
Places Santa Fe, Pueblo Colorado, Fort Whipple, Colorado River, Red River, Fort Mojave, Fort Bascom
Keywords Native Americans, robbery, war, treaty, Navaho, fort, gold rush, mining, law and order, army, exploration, equipment, discipline, liquor
Theme Native Americans; Borderlands; Outlaws, Vigilantes and the Law; Mining and the Gold Rush; Military Encounters
Place of Publication Santa Fe
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Issued by Ben C. Cutler by command of Brigadier General Carleton. Signed in manuscript by Cutler. This General Order sent Carson into the field against the Navajos, established his staff, and defined the troops to be used. Included are Graff items: Graff 4341, [Caption title] Department General orders No. 17. ; Graff 4341, [Caption title] General orders, No. 20. Headquarters, Department of New Mexico, Santa Fe, N. M., August 11, 1863."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 4340 no. 1
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue