Letters to Jefferson Davis from Confederate officials [manuscript], 1861, 1865.

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889,. Letters to Jefferson Davis from Confederate officials [manuscript], 1861, 1865.

Letters to Jefferson Davis from Confederate officials [manuscript], 1861, 1865.

In a letter, 1861 March 12, J. M. Mason recommends two members of the United States Army for commissions in the Confederate Army [Charles Winder? and ?] In a letter, 1861 May 15, M. R. H. Garnett discusses the "deplorable" condition of the military in Virginia divided into militia, volunteers and provisional army and responsible to both General Lee and the governor In a lengthy letter, 1865 February 4, James A. Seddon discusses his resignation as Secretary of War.

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