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Chief Surgeon's General Order No. 107

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0306

Scope and Contents note

General Order No. 107 from Chief Surgeon S. Cooper's office in Richmond, Virginia, modifies an earlier order delineating medical officers' reasons for issuing medical furloughs for soldiers. Chief Surgeon A. S. Mason added a note that approved the message.

Dates

  • 1862 December 17

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

Samuel Cooper was apppointed adjutant and inspector general for the Confederate States of America by President Jefferson Davis in 1861. He was born in New Hackensack, New York, in 1798 to Mary Horton and Samuel Cooper. At fourteen years of age, he entered the United States Military Academy and graduated as a second lieutenant, light artillery, in 1815. In 1827, Cooper married Sarah Maria Mason, a descendant of a prominent Virginia family. After the Civil War, Cooper returned to his home in Cameron, Virginia, and was a farmer until his death in 1876.

Encyclopedia of the American Civil War : a political, social, and military history, David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler, editors, Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2000.

http://www.generalcooper.com/eyrs.htm

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

General Order No. 107 from Chief Surgeon S. Cooper's office in Richmond, Virginia, modifies an earlier order delineating medical officers' reasons for issuing medical furloughs for soldiers.

Provenance

unknown

General

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updated by Donnelly Walton, 2013
Title
Guide to the Chief Surgeon's General Order No. 107
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
December 2013
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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