Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Confederate States” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: November 13, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

... may have been committed; but we see nothing to impeach a sound, just, and patriotic intention on the part of the Executive. When mention is made of commissions in the "Provisional Army" of the Confederate States , the meaning is that the commissions are not permanent as if in the regular military service of the Confederacy, but are to cease at the termination of the war. The Provisional Army is raised to meet...
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