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1861 "SOCIAL, LITERARY, HISTORICAL AND BENEVOLENT" I 1865
Winitth Confeberate Ueterans
Snob) geJhat reposing special trust and confidence in the patroitism, honor, fidelity and ability of
<£^JdtliJ±JLJi^A^J-—fc4s&=*»i-tf , 1 hereby, in the name of the&ocial, Utterarp,
historical flnb JStncbolent organization of me United Confederate Veterans, and by the authority vested in me by
the Constitution of said organization, commission him ^^L^s^^IZ^i^^o^^^trt^-l^^^iJ^J^^^ on the
official staff of the Lieut. General Commanding the Trans-Mississippi Department U. C. V. to rank as such from the
"^^±.-<^tZ_day of --/.jLL^L/^.^A^i.-Nineteen Hundred and_^i^_<k^^I^_-=_5£k^_^ and he is, therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the duty QfL£dk^^J*fei4<k?^^^ by doing and
performing all manner of things pertaining thereto and thereunto belonging. And I do strictly charge and require
all officers, and also all members of the United Confederate Veteran Camps under my command, to be obedient to
his orders as such Q^-^-&J2--$-=^^3^9^^
And he is to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as he shall receive from me.
or the future General Commanding, or other superior officers set over him according to the rules and articles laid
down in the Constitution and By-Laws governing the United Confederate Veterans. This Commission to continue
in force during the pleasure of the General Commanding, or until his successor shall have been duly elected, appointed
3flt WitntSU W8&l)tvtot I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of
Trans-Mississippi Department United-, Confederate Veteran. Association to be fixed at the
city of Oklahoma City, Okla. this ^LSY^^9Yc_day of-
in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred andJ^^L
and the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and.
pp?y the General Commanding the Trans-Mississippi Department United Confederate
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