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Object Name COMMISSION
Catalog Number 1925.072.00005
Date September 2, 1861
Scope & Content Richard Brooke Garnett: Appointment as Lieutenant Colonel, September 2, 1861

Physical Appearance: September 2, 1861 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Appointment of Rich[ard] B[rooke] Garnett as Lieutenant Colonel of Georgia Legion, in Provisional Army of the Confederate States. Instructs him to report for duty to Col[onel] T. R. R. Cobb. Signed "A. T. Bledsoe" Secretary of War. 1 page. <> Marks: "G-384, B"
Archival History Garnett's commission as Lt. Col. of Georgia Legion was formerly located in the MC 3 G-384 files. It was transferred to CML Collection / Garnett in August 2002.
People Garnett, Richard Brooke
Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes
Bledsoe, Albert T.
Subjects Military leadership
Military officers
Military personnel
Document signings