Portrait of Braxton Bragg

On February 24, 1864, Samuel Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General of the Confederate Army informed General Braxton Bragg (pictured here) that he was appointed as a consultant to President Jefferson Davis to oversee the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 23 (CSA)

February 24, 1864

On February 24, 1864, Samuel Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General of the Confederate Army informed General Braxton Bragg that he was appointed as a consultant to President Jefferson Davis to oversee the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy.

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GENERAL ORDERS, No. 23

ADJT. AND INSP. GENERALS OFFICE,
Richmond, February 24, 1864.

General Braxton Bragg is assigned to duty at the seat of government, and, under the direction of the President, is charged with the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy.

By order:

S. COOPER,
Adjutant and Inspector General.

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 23 (CSA)
  • Coverage February 24, 1864
  • Author
  • Keywords Samuel Cooper, Braxton Bragg, Jefferson Davis
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date August 1, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 11, 2021
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