Letter giving a general order (Number 11) regarding the galloping of horses. This order was issued from Fort Magruder in Williamsburg, which was under Union occupation at the time on June 14, 1864.
One page letter from Colonel Robert W. West to Mrs. Lucy Tucker, Mrs. Lucy Hausford, and Mi[f]s. Emily Morrison dated 29 November 1863. It is a summons for the ladies to return to Mrs. Vest's home in Williamsburg, all of the property they took without permission. He requests them to comply within a week or he threatened to send colored troops to their homes to search and remove the items for them.