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Gary, Martin Witherspoon, Brigadier General, 1831-1881

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Martin Witherspoon Gary Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M238
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters recommending the promotion of Colonel Martin Witherspoon Gary of South Carolina to the rank of brigadier general.The letter from Secretary of War James Alexander Seddon, written in Richmond, Virginia, on June 13, 1864, is addressed to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Seddon recommends the promotion of Colonel Gary to "Brigadier General in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America to command a new Brigade in (the)...
Dates: June 13, 1864