Confederate States of America. War Department. LETTERS RECEIVED BY THE CONFEDERATE SECRETARY OF WAR, 1861-1865.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Record Service, 1963
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 437; v. National Archives record group 109.
As chief officer of the War Department under the direction and control of the president, the secretary of war had charge of all matters connected with the army and with Indian tribes within the limits of the Confederacy. The collection spans the period from February 1861, to May 1865, and is arranged in chronological order. Letters that were immediately referred to other officers are not included.