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Object Name Commission
Catalog Number 1922.097.00003
Date May 27, 1863
Scope & Content Commission of Robert Ransom, Jr. as Major General, May 27, 1863.

Physical Appearance: One of Three commissions: one from North Carolina and two from the Confederate States of American to Robert Ransom, Jr.: May 27, 1863 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Appoints Robert Ransom, Jr. as Major General, in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from May 26, 1863. Includes instructions to report to Maj[or] Gen[era]l D[aniel] H[arvey] Hill. Signed, "James A. Seddon" Secretary of War. Marks: "B-79" in red ink on bottom right corner. 1 pp.
People Ransom, Robert E., Jr.
Hill, Daniel Harvey (D. H.)
Seddon, James Alexander
Search Terms Commission
Subjects Command of troops
Leaders, Military
Military decorations
Military leadership
Military officers