Halleck's Dispatch Relieving Buell (October 24, 1862)

Updated: January 20, 2014

On October 24, 1862, General-in-Chief Henry Halleck relieved Major-General Don Carlos Buell of his command of the Army of the Ohio.

Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C,

October 24, 1862.

Major-General D. C. Buell, Commanding, etc.

General :

—The President directs, that on the presentation of this order, you will turn over your command to Major-General W. S. Rosecrans, and repair to Indianapolis, Indiana, reporting from that place to the adjutant-general of the army, for further orders.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,


General-in- Chief.

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