Petition from Confederate soldiers to Jefferson Davis
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Title: Petition of Confederate soldiers under the command of Colonel H. Coulter Cabell to the President of the Confederate States recommending Cabell for promotion to General in the Army of Northern Virginia
Place Published: No place
Date Published: c.1863
Three page manuscript petition on a folded sheet, signed by approximately 20 soldiers and others. 12½x8".
The soldiers under his command recommend to Confederate President Jefferson Davis that Colonel Cabell be promoted to the rank of General, citing his dedicated service under General Magruder and his leadership at the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. Signed by men under his command and others, a few with brief statements of recommendation added. Please see the on-line catalog for images of the complete petition.