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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.47
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Appointment of Edward M. McCook to Brigadier General of Volunteers
Date 30 April 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient McCook, Edward  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Countersigned by Secretary of State Edwin M. Stanton. Docketed and signed at top by Assistant Adjutant General E.D. Townsend. McCook, who had been a member of the Kansas territorial House of Representatives, went on to become U.S. Minister to Hawaii and Governor of the Colorado Territory.
Subjects President  Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union General  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Stanton, E. M. (Edwin McMasters) (1814-1869)  McCook, Edward M. (Edward Moody) (1833-1909)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945