|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Letters of Recommendation for Brigadier General Bushrod Johnson for promotion to Major General, May 1864
Physical Appearance: one of Two letters recommending Brigadier General Bushrod Rust Johnson for promotion to Major General, in May 1864: . 2) May 23, 1864 - [Header, written] Confederate States of America, Executive Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Jefferson Davis to "the Senate of the Confederate States" - Approves of and encloses Secretary of War James A. Seddon's recommendation of Brigadier General Bushrod Rust Johnson for promotion to Major General, P. A. C. S. Signed "Jefferson Davis" 1 page. Several pieces of repair tape have been placed on the reverse.
|Archival History||The two letters recommending Bushrod R. Johnson for promotion were formerly located in the MC 3 J-523 files.|
Johnson, Bushrod Rust