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Catalog Number 2000.011.00005
Date June 3, 1862
Scope & Content Appointment of William Dorsey Pender to Temporary Rank of Brigadier General, June 3, 1862.

Physical Appearance: June 3, 1862 - [Header] Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, [Virginia] - Appoints a temporary rank of Brigadier General to W[illia]m D[orsey] Pender, "for service with Vol[unteer] Troops under Act No. 155, Approved May 21, 1861." Instructs Pender to report for duty to Gen[era]l R[obert] E[dward] Lee. Signed, "Geo. W. Randolph" Secretary of War. 1 page. The commission is glued to a same size piece of heavy paperboad.
Dimensions: [H]10" __[W]7.625"
People Pender, William Dorsey, Sr.
Lee, Robert E.
Randolph, George Wythe
Search Terms Commission
Subjects Command of troops
Leaders, Military
Military headquarters
Military leadership
Military officers
Military personnel