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Guide to the Chief Surgeon's General Order No. 107 MSS.0306

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December 2013

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Collection Title:

Chief Surgeon's General Order No. 107

Unit ID:

MSS.0306

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1862 December 17

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.

creator

Cooper, Samuel, 1798-1876

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.

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Chief Surgeon's General Order No. 107, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

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Biographical/Historical note

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

Source(s)

Confederate States of America. Surgeon-General's Office. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Mason, A. S. (local)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Health, Medicine and Welfare (localbroad)

Military records (aat)

Proclamations (aat)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

General Order Box 2826 Folder 306.01

Chief Surgeon's General Order, No. 107, S. Cooper, Richmond, Virginia, December 17, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97598