5 x 7 3/4, imprint.
Headquarters Department of the Gulf,
New Orleans, May 27, 1862
General Orders No. 39
No person coming as a commissioned officer, to join the troops of this Department, shall be assigned for duty until such person shall have first reported himself to these Headquarters.
By Command of MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER
R.S. DAVIS, CAPT. AND A.A.A.G.
Excellent condition. Scarce.