Today in the Petersburg Campaign: January 31, 1865


in January 1865

January 31, 1865

Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA, is appointed General-in-Chief of all the Confederate Armies; a promotion too late in coming to have any effect.

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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