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Object Name Commission
Catalog Number MS-19030624.5
Date October 31, 1864
Scope & Content Commission of Brigadier General Gilbert Moxley Sorrel as Brigadier General, October 31, 1864

Physical Appearance: October 31, 1864 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Appoints G[ilbert] M[oxley] Sorrel as Brigadier General, with temporary rank under Act appr[o]v[e]d May 31, [18]64, in the service of the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from October 27, 1864. Also orders him to report to Gen[era]l R[ober] E[dward] Lee, to command A. R. Wright's Brigade. Signed, "James A. Seddon" Secretary of War.
Archival History Sorrel's appointment as Brigadier General was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403s files.
People Sorrel, Gilbert Moxley
Seddon, James Alexander
Subjects Command of troops
Leaders, Military
Military leadership
Military officers