Confederate States of America. War Department. TELEGRAMS SENT BY THE CONFEDERATE SECRETARY OF WAR, 1861-1865.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1963
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 524; v. National Archives record group 109.
Chief officer of the War Department under the direction and control of the president, the secretary of war was in charge of all matters connected with the army and Indian tribes within the Confederacy. Telegrams from February 21, 1861, to April 1, 1865, were copied in chronological order into letterbooks. A few of the telegrams were sent by the adjutant and inspector general and by chiefs of War Department bureaus. The first volume contains an index to names of addressees and names of persons mentioned in the telegrams. The second two volumes also have an index to names of addressees.