|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
Lee, Robert E.
Civil War, U.S.