185. Commission of Thomas B. Ferguson to the South Carolina Artillery -- January 1, 1862

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    The State of South-Carolina. To T. B. Ferguson We, reposing special trust and confidence in your courage and good conduct, in your fidelity to the State of South Carolina, and attachment to the Confederate States of America, have Commissioned and appointed, and by these Presents do Commission and appoint you, the said T. B. Ferguson as Captain of Company South Carolina Artillery Which said Company you are to Lead, Train, Muster and Exercise, according to Military Discipline. And you are to follow and observe all such Orders and Instructions as you shall, from time to time, receive from the Governor, the Commander-in-Chief for the time being, or any of your Superior Officers, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, pursuant to the Laws of this State, and of the Confederate States. And all inferior Officers, or others belonging to the said Company are hereby required and commanded to obey you as their Captain This Commission to continue during pleasure. Given under the Seal of the State. Witness His Excellency F. W. Pickens Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the said State, this First day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and Eighty sixth year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the State of South Carolina. [left column:] By the Governor, F. W. Pickens Wm. R. Huntt Depty Secretary of State. By order [illegible] [End Page 1] I do solemnly swear that I will be faithful, and true allegiance bear, to the State of South Carolina, so long as I may continue a Citizen thereof, and that I am duly qualified, according to the Constitution of this State, to exercise the office to which I have been appointed, and that I will, to the best of my abilities, discharge the duties thereof, and preserve, protect, and defend, the Constitution of this State, and of the Confederate States: So help me God. T. B. Ferguson Sworn to before me, this Seventeenth day of January Anno Domini 1862 Sanford W Barker Magistrate [End Page 2]
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    The State of South-Carolina. To T. B. Ferguson We, reposing special trust and confidence in your courage and good conduct, in your fidelity to the State of South Carolina, and attachment to the Confederate States of America, have Commissioned and appointed, and by these Presents do Commission and appoint you, the said T. B. Ferguson as Captain of Company South Carolina Artillery Which said Company you are to Lead, Train, Muster and Exercise, according to Military Discipline. And you are to follow and observe all such Orders and Instructions as you shall, from time to time, receive from the Governor, the Commander-in-Chief for the time being, or any of your Superior Officers, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, pursuant to the Laws of this State, and of the Confederate States. And all inferior Officers, or others belonging to the said Company are hereby required and commanded to obey you as their Captain This Commission to continue during pleasure. Given under the Seal of the State. Witness His Excellency F. W. Pickens Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the said State, this First day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two and Eighty sixth year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the State of South Carolina. [left column:] By the Governor, F. W. Pickens Wm. R. Huntt Depty Secretary of State. By order [illegible] [End Page 1] I do solemnly swear that I will be faithful, and true allegiance bear, to the State of South Carolina, so long as I may continue a Citizen thereof, and that I am duly qualified, according to the Constitution of this State, to exercise the office to which I have been appointed, and that I will, to the best of my abilities, discharge the duties thereof, and preserve, protect, and defend, the Constitution of this State, and of the Confederate States: So help me God. T. B. Ferguson Sworn to before me, this Seventeenth day of January Anno Domini 1862 Sanford W Barker Magistrate [End Page 2]
Title:
185. Commission of Thomas B. Ferguson to the South Carolina Artillery -- January 1, 1862
Creator:
Heyward and Ferguson families, 1806-1923
Date:
1862-01-01
Description:
Commission of Thomas B. Ferguson as captain of the South Carolina Artillery, signed by F. W. Pickens, governor of South Carolina. 2p. January 1, 1862.
Collection:
Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Ferguson family, Confederate States of America. Army
Geographic Subject:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Shelving Locator:
MSS 0092
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
700 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL scanner, Archival Master is a tiff.
Copyright Status Statement:
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