Item Description: A bill to provide for the appointment of a directing general of the armies of the Confederate States.
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Item citation: “A bill to provide for the appointment of a directing general of the armies of the Confederate States.” Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate.; Richmond, Va., 1865. Call number 196 Conf., Rare Book Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
[SENATE NO. 157]
SENATE, January 9, 1865. – Read first and second times, considered, postponed till to-morrow, and ordered to be printed.
[By Mr. SPARROW, from Committee on Military Affairs.
To provide for the appointment of a Directing General of the armies of the Confederate States.
1 The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact,
2 That there shall be appointed by the President, by and with the
3 advice and consent of the Senate, a General, to whom shall be
4 entrusted, when commissioned, the general conduct and direc-
5 tion of the military operations of our armies, during the war.