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Title: Decreto orgánico del ejército de los Estados Unidos de Colombia
Creator: Mosquera, T. C. de (Tomás Cipriano), 1798-1878
Publication Info: Medellín : Imprenta del Estado, 1862.
Physical Details: 15 p. ; 20 5/10 x 14 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Real wrappers missing, entire item, chewed at bottom edge by rodent, also, some part of rear page eaten and holed by insects.

Summary: President Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera decrees here the statutes for the formation of the Colombian army and address problems that may arise from the confederacy system when it comes to dealing with each state’s armed forces. He asserts that, regardless of the confederacy model, the president is in charge of war affairs.
Historical Notes: General Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera was born in Popayán in 1798. He was President of Nueva Granada from 1845-1849 and 1861-1863. As a military leader in 1861 he led the only armed rebellion against the state in the 19th century. As president he introduced free trade and anti-clerical legislation. Davis, Robert 1993 Mosquera y Arboleda, Tomás Cipriano. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 338. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The organic decree of the army of the newly created United States of Colombia, prepared by T. C. de Mosquera. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Colombia -- Armed forces
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1863
Mosquera, T. C. de (Tomás Cipriano), 1798-1878

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01188
Record Number: 251
Islandora ID: islandora:9318