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Officer Appointments

Confederate States of America, War Department, Richmond, March 22, 1862.

To His Excellency Jefferson Davis, President, etc.

Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

THIRD ARKANSAS REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. Van H. Manning, to take rank March 11, 1862, Arkansas.
Lieutenant-colonel. William H. Tebbs, to take rank March 11, 1862, Arkansas.
Major. J. H. Capers, to take rank March 11, 1862, Arkansas.

FOURTEENTH LOUISIANA REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. R. W. Jones, to take rank February 19, 1862, Louisiana.
Lieutenant-colonel. Z. York, to take rank February 19, 1862, Louisiana.
Major. David Zable, to take rank February 19, 1862, Louisiana.

TWENTY-EIGHTH MISSISSIPPI REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. P. B. Starke, to take rank February 24, 1862, Mississippi.
Lieutenant-colonel. S. W. Ferguson, to take rank February 24, 1862, Mississippi.
Major. Edward P. Jones, to take rank February 24, 1862, Mississippi.

THIRTY-SIXTH TENNESSEE REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. R. J. Morgan, to take rank February 26, 1862, Tennessee.
Lieutenant-colonel. John N. Dunn, to take rank February 26, 1862, Tennessee.
Major. W. A. Camp, to take rank February 26, 1862, Tennessee.

FIFTH ALABAMA BATTALION, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Lieutenant-colonel. William D. Chadick, to take rank February 26, 1862, Alabama.

THIRTEENTH GEORGIA REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. Marcellus Douglass, to take rank February 1, 1862, Georgia.
Lieutenant-colonel. James M. Smith, to take rank February 1, 1862, Georgia.
Major. John H. Baker, to take rank February 1, 1862, Georgia.

SECOND ARKANSAS CAVALRY REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Major. William Gipson, to take rank January 26, 1862, Arkansas.

SECOND ARKANSAS REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Major. E. Warfield, to take rank January 6, 1862, Arkansas.

TENTH VIRGINIA BATTALION, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Major. Benjamin F. Bradley, to take rank March 13, 1862, Virginia.

TWENTY-SIXTH ALABAMA REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. E. A. O'Neal, to take rank from confirmation, Alabama.

FIRST ALABAMA REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Colonel. I. G. W. Steedman, to take rank, etc., March 4, 1862, Alabama.

EIGHTH VIRGINIA CAVALRY REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Lieutenant-colonel. Henry Fitzhugh, to take rank March 22, 1862, Virginia.

FOURTH ARKANSAS REGIMENT, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Lieutenant-colonel. Samuel Ogden, to take rank February 27, 1862, Arkansas.

FIRST REGIMENT LOUISIANA ARTILLERY, PROVISIONAL ARMY.
Second lieutenants. Thomas P. B. Ryan, to take rank March 20, 1862, Louisiana.
Robert Bruce, to take rank March 22, 1862, Louisiana.

Brigade quartermasters, with the rank of major.
George W. Grice, Virginia; J. M. Thomson, Mississippi; Clement Young, ; Alexander W. Vick, Tennessee; G. V. Young, Tennessee; L. F. Johnston, Alabama; Joseph H. Pendleton, Virginia.

Assistant quartermasters, with the rank of captain.
J. G. Dent, Tennessee; L. S. McGwier, Georgia; Robert H. Smith, Mississippi; Henry E. Cate, Tennessee; Belton Mickle, Louisiana; A. Smith Jordan, North Carolina; J. J. Waggoner, Virginia; H. H. Epping, Georgia; C. H. Williams, Mississippi; Horace L. Robards, North Carolina; Rufus P. McClain, Tennessee; M. H. Stephens, Tennessee; J. E. Roberts, Arkansas; D. H. Thomas, Arkansas; Henry H. McCune, Missouri; Charles A. Watkins, Missouri; Joshua Dear, Missouri; J. G. Michaeloffsky, Alabama.

Brigade commissaries, with the rank of major.
Clinton McClarty, Kentucky; Robert Tannahill, Virginia; Ferdinand Molloy, ; M. M. Copeland, ; William B. Stanard, Virginia; W. W. Guy, Tennessee; H. H. Chalmers, Mississippi.

Assistant commissaries, with the rank of captain.
J. D. Witherspoon, South Carolina; William H. Whitehead, Georgia; R. A. Howard, ; Isaac N. Barnett, Tennessee; Simon Myers, Mississippi; Edward Miles, Louisiana; John P. Campbell, Tennessee; David Urquhart, Louisiana; T. W. Tansill, Virginia; Samuel Donald, Louisiana; C. T. Patin, Louisiana; Thomas E. Gregg, South Carolina; F. O. H. White, Alabama; V. H. Claiborne, Virginia; William M. Priest, Missouri; Lynch Turner, Missouri; Andrew S. Justice, Missouri; J. Henry Graybill, Virginia; John W. Fraley, Texas; Henry T. Hall, Georgia.

Chaplains.
Archibald Gould, Florida; W. E. Cameron, Alabama; Antoine de Chaignon, Louisiana; William M. Dodson, Missouri; G. W. Rogers, Missouri; Julius P. Faison, North Carolina; J. C. Brown, Virginia; W. C. Dunlap, Georgia.

Adjutants, with the rank of first lieutenant.
Elias E. Whitner, to take rank January 1, 1862, Florida.
Thomas W. Cumming, to take rank March 18, 1862, Georgia.
D. C. A. Moses, to take rank February 1, 1862, Alabama.
E. P. Dandridge, to take rank March 18, 1862, Virginia.
John L. Hopkins, to take rank February 26, 1862, Tennessee.
C. B. Porter, to take rank March 10, 1862, Virginia.
Grimke Rhett, to take rank March 19, 1862, South Carolina.
J. P. Dillingham, to take rank March 22, 1862, North Carolina.
John S. Mosby, to take rank February 17, 1862, Virginia.
David Lewis, to take rank February 17, 1862, Florida.
Charles W. Pullins, to take rank January 20, 1862, Missouri.
John M. Poteat, to take rank February 17, 1862, North Carolina.
Miles M. Cowles, to take rank February 17, 1862, North Carolina.
John J. Fitzpatrick, to take rank February 17, 1862, Mississippi.
Joseph J. Guyton, to take rank February 17, 1862, Mississippi.

Assistant adjutants-general, with the rank of captain.
H. W. Walter, to take rank March 19, 1862, Louisiana.
Charles E. Marshall, to take rank March 19, 1862, Kentucky.
John M. Stansifer, to take rank March 19, 1862, Kentucky.
W. H. Sellers, to take rank March 19, 1862, Texas.
Charles Wood, to take rank March 15, 1862, Virginia.
E. E. Portlock, jr., to take rank March 20, 1862, Virginia.
William B. Pendleton, to take rank March 22, 1862, Virginia.

Aids-de-camp, with the rank of first lieutenant.
A. Claxton Sorrel, to take rank March 18, 1862, .
J. I. Middleton, jr., to take rank March 20, 1862, South Carolina.
Louis G. Young, to take rank March 22, 1862, North Carolina.
John M. Smith, to take rank March 22, 1862, Arkansas.
Charles Marshall, to take rank March 22, 1862, Virginia.
J. Lyle Clarke, to take rank March 20, 1862, Maryland.

ARTILLERY.
Majors. R. C. Taylor, to take rank March 18, 1862, Virginia.
R. L. Walker, to take rank March 20, 1862, Virginia.

ENGINEERS.
First lieutenant. Walter G. Turpin, to take rank March 22, 1862, Virginia.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. P. BENJAMIN,
Acting Secretary of War.