December 7, 1863

Head-Quarters, First Division, Department West. Va, Harper’s Ferry, Va.

Special Orders No. 46

Lieut A.S. Buchanan an A.D.C. is hereby ordered to proceed to the Head Quarters of the Department of Cumberland Md, to transact business connected with this office, after which he will return and report himself for duty at these Head Quarters.

Quarter Masters Department will furnish the necessary transportation.

Special Orders [Alexander Simms Buchanan Civil War Collection]

November 28, 1863

Head Quarters, First Division Dept. West Virginia, Harper’s Ferry, Va.

Special Orders No. 39

Lieut. A.S. Buchanan A.D.C. is hereby ordered to proceed to Washington, D.C. in charge of a citizen prisoner (Moses Ankew) ordered to be forwarded to that place by order of the Secretary of War.

The Dept.  Quartermaster will furnish the necessary transportation.

Special Orders [Alexander Simms Buchanan Civil War Collection]

November 2, 1863

Head-Quarters, First Division, Department West. Va, Harper’s Ferry, Va.

Special Orders No. extract

Lieut. A.S. Buchanan A.D.C. and Lieut. Nims 1st N.Y. Cavalry are hereby ordered to proceed to Martinsburg Va. and inspect the 12th Penn Cavalry ascertaining the condition and efficiency of Officers and men of that Regiment.

They will report themselves for duty at their Headquarters tomorrow Nov 3d.

The Quarter Master will furnish the necessary transportation.

Special Orders [Alexander Simms Buchanan Civil War Collection]