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Presidential conferral, 1866

GC002.02.273 (RS129815)

Description

President Andrew Johnson conferred upon Henry Rust of the U.S. Volunteers the rank of Brigadier General. Signed by the President and the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton.

A note in the top corner reads, "Recorded, Volume 2, Page 103, Adjutant General's Office, June 5, 1866." Signed "S.A. Nichols(?), Asst. Adj. General"

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1866-05-25
Physical Description
1 award
Dimensions
19.5x 15.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
250398
Reference Code
GC002.02.273

Record details

Originator
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 (Signer)
Other People
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Rust, Henry
Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
Descriptive Terms
civil wars
military personnel
presidents
volunteers
wars
Material Type
awards
certificates
Subjects
Civil War
Places
Washington (DC)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 271-280

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