Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

Rosecrans Dismissed

On October 17, 1863, Union Major General William Rosecrans was relieved of command of the Army of the Cumberland and replaced by Major General Ulysses S. Grant.  General Grant ordered Major General George H. Thomas to replace General Rosecrans until Grant’s  arrival … Continue reading

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