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Object Name Commission
Catalog Number 1922.097.00002
Date March 6, 1862
Scope & Content Commission of Robert Ransom, Jr. as Colonel, Brigadier General, March 6, 1862.

Physical Appearance: One of Three commissions: one from North Carolina and two from the Confederate States of American to Robert Ransom, Jr.: March 6, 1862 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Appoints Robert Ransom, Jr. as Brigadier General, in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from March 1, 1862. Report for duty to Maj. Genl. Hughes (?). Signed, "J. P. Benjamin" Secretary of War. Two pieces of repair tape are on the reverse. 1 pp.
People Ransom, Robert E., Jr.
Hughes, Maj.
Search Terms Commission
Subjects Command of troops
Military decorations
Military officers
Military personnel
Military leadership