|Date||July 24, 1862|
|Scope & Content||
Commission of Brigadier General Gilbert Moxley Sorrel as Major in Adjutant General's Office, July 24, 1862
Physical Appearance: July 24, 1862 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Appoints G[ilbert] M[oxley] Sorrel as Major, in Adjutant General's Office, in the service of the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from May 5, 1862. Also orders him to report for duty to Gen[era]l [James] Longstreet. Signed, "Geo. W. Randolph" Secretary of War. 1 pp.
|Archival History||Sorrel's appointment as Major was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403s files.|
Sorrel, Gilbert Moxley
Randolph, George Wythe
Command of troops