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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: February 26, 1865

February 26, 1865

Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, USA, is assigned to the command of the Dept. of West Virginia, and temorarily of all the troops of the Middle Military Division not under the immediate command of Maj. Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan, USA.

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.

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