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Object Name COMMISSION
Catalog Number 1924.044
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date August 31, 1861
Scope & Content Commission: Robert E. Lee's Appointment as General, C. S. A., August 31, 1861

Physical Appearance: Official War Dept. notification of Lee's appointment to the rank of General in the Confederate States Army, to date from June 14, 1861. Signed by Secretary of War, Leroy Pope Walker. The envelope is also present. A photostatic copy is present
People Lee, Robert E.
Subjects Commissions
Soldiers
Wars
Generals
Civil War, U.S.