150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: January 8, 1865

   

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January 8, 1865

Maj. Gen. Edward O. C. Ord, USA, assumes command of the Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, as well as the Army of the James, vice Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, USA, relieved from command.

Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.

Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco

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