A bill to change the mode of filling vacancies among commissioned officers of companies, battalions and regiments. (House Bill, No. 320) (Richmond). With High casualties and poor communication from the front, allowances, had to be made for field appointments of officers. This bill gives the appropriate chain of command for appointing officers of various ranks conditionally upon approval from President Jefferson Davis.
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