CHAP. III.--An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the public defence."
Sept. 18, 1862.
1861, March 6. Act providing for the public defence amended.
The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the sixth section of the Act to provide for the public defence, approved on the sixth of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, be amended by adding after the words "brigades into divisions," the words "and divisions into army corps," and each army corps shall be commanded by a Lieutenant-General, to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall receive the pay of a Brigadier-General.
APPROVED Sept. 18, 1862.