General Orders, No. 116 (Department No. 2, CSA) (August 15, 1862)

Updated: November 03, 2015

On August 15, 1862, Confederate General Braxton Bragg issued General Orders, No. 116, resuming his command of the Army of the Mississippi.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 116.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT No. 2,
Chattanooga, Tenn., August
15, 1862.

I.  The commander of the forces resumes command of the Army of the Mississippi for the impending campaign.

II. Major-General Polk is assigned to the command of the right wing, composed of Cheathams and Withers divisions as now organized, and Major-General Hardee will command the left wing, formed of the divisions of Jones and Wood.

By command of General Bragg:

THOMAS JORDAN,
Chief of Staff.

 

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