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Official military commissions, resignations, receipts for pay and other documents associated with the military career Edwin G. Lee. The documents include:
An appointment as first lieutenant in the Virginia militia, June 1860
An appointment as a major in the "active volunteer forces" of Virginia, July 1861
An assignment to the 33rd Virginia Regiment, July 27, 1861
A resignation (at rank of Colonel), December 1862
A commission as Lieutenant Colonel in the 33rd Virginia Regiment, dated January 14, 1863 with term of service beginning in April of that year
A certificate of nomination by the President (of the Confederate States) to Lieutenant Colonel in the Adjutant General's department, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, March 13, 1863
Appointment as Major Assistant Adjutant General, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, April 11, 1863
An acceptance of resignation as acting Master in the Confederate States Navy, July 21, 1863
Appointment as Colonel of Cavalry in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, November 19, 1863
Appointment as Brigadier General in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, September 23, 1864
Certificate of payment to Lee, Paymaster's Office, Staunton, Virginia, $544, October 31, 1864
Edwin Gray Lee also served the Confederacy in Canada during and after the war.
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Commonwealth of Virginia; Lee, Robert E.; Davis, Jefferson; Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Confederate States of America; Withers, John; Seddon, James; Mitchell, John K.; Paymaster's Office, Confederate States Army, Staunton, Virginia; and Lee, Edwin G., "The Confederate military commissions of Edwin G. Lee, 1860-1864" (1860). Edwin G. Lee Papers. 1.
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