Confederate States of America. War Department. LETTERS AND TELEGRAMS SENT BY THE CONFEDERATE ADJUTANT AND INSPECTOR GENERAL 1861-1865.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1965
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 627; v. National Archives record group 109.
Letters and telegrams sent by the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General between March 1861 and April 1865 were copied into books according to the practice of the time. The Adjutant and Inspector Generals Office was responsible to the secretary of war for carrying out the details of army administration. It prepared and issued orders, made appointments, kept records on commissions, and decided questions regarding ranks of officers. It was in charge of inspections, recruitment, and the enforcement of laws and regulation. The letters and telegrams are arranged in chronological order.