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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: January 19, 1865

January 19, 1865

Bowing to political pressure from the Confederate Congress, President Jefferson Davis will appoint and General Robert E. Lee, CSA, will grudgingly accept, the position of Commander of all the Confederate forces in the field.

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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