Daily Archives: 19 Aug ’13

19 August 1863: “…Governors of N.C. had always claimed & exercised the exclusive right of appointing its line officers & did not recognize the reviewing authority of the C. S. …”

Item description: Letter, dated 19 August 1863, from Col. William Cox to William A. Graham.  Cox relates a story of confusion and dissent over the command of a regiment, calling into question the authority of the Confederate Department of War … Continue reading

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