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ion with the various armies and other organizations.
An exception to this statement was General Samuel Cooper, who served at Richmond as adjutant and inspector-general.
General Samuel, Cooper (U.Cooper (U. S.M. A. 1815）
was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, June 12, 1798, and served in the army, receiving the brevet of colonel for his services in the Mexican War. He resigned in March, 1861, to enter tses.
At the outbreak of the
Confederate generals—full rank: Hood, Kirby Smith, Bragg and Cooper
John Bell Hood
To Paraphrase a Classic Eulogy, None led with More Glory than Hood, yetuthern Battle Line to Its Farthest North in the West; A Record of Four Years in the Field.
Ranking Officer of the Army.
All commanding generals reported to Cooper and received allCooper and received all orders from him. His post and duties were those of a Modern Chief of Staff. Civil War he entered the Confederate Army as a brigadier-general, succeeding to temporary command of the Army of the Nor
h cases, as those of Joseph Wheeler and John B. Gordon, General Wright has followed the strictest interpretation of the Confederate records below.
As for the body of this History it has been thought best to employ the titles most commonly used, and found in the popular reference works.
The highest rank attained is given in every case together with the date of the commission conferring such rank.
Beauregard, P. G. T., July 21, 1861.
Bragg, Braxton, April 6, 1862.
Cooper, Samuel, May 16, 1861.
Johnston, A. S., May 30, 1861.
Johnston, J. E., July 4, 1861.
Lee, Robert E., June 14, 1861.
General, provisional army
Smith, E. Kirby, Feb. 19, 1864.
Generals, provisional army (with temporary rank)
Hood, John B., July 18, 1864.
Lieutenant-generals, provisional army
Buckner, S. B., Sept. 20, 1864.
Ewell, Richard S., May 23, 1863.
Forrest, N. B., Feb. 28, 1865.
Hampton, Wade, Feb. 14, 1865.
Hardee, Wm. J., Oct. 10, 1862.
Hill, Ambrose P., May 24, 186