Papers, 1861.


Cohen family. Papers, 1861.

Papers, 1861.

In these papers, Robert E. Lee responds to Rabbi Michelbacher's request for a general pass for Jewish soldiers during the Holy Days, denying permission. Leroy P. Walker, confederate Secretary of War overruled the decision, issuing a pass for Cohen.

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Michelbacher, M.I., Rabbi. (person)

Cohen, Isaac, O.M.D. (person)

Confederate states of America. Army (corporateBody)

The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Cohen family. (family)

Isaac Cohen of Richmond, Va. was a confederate soldier. M.I. Michelbacher was a rabbi serving in Richmond. From the description of Papers, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122555564 ...

Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884 (person)

Lawyer, politician, and Confederate secretary of war (1861). From the description of Papers, 1861-1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150151 Leroy Pope Walker was the first Confederate Secretary of War and later Brigadier General. John Beauchamp Jones was the author of "A Rebel War Clerk's Diary" (Philadelphia, 1866), which presented a vivid picture of wartime Richmond. Therein he described seeing Walker in Montgomery on 19 May 1861, and, telling him of hi...