Message Assigning Hardee to Command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida (October 28, 1864)

Updated: November 18, 2015

On October 28, 1864, CSA Secretary of War James Seddon announced that William J. Hardee was appointed commander of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

SPECIAL ORDERS, No. 257

ADJT. AND JNSP. GENERALS OFFIC1~,
Richmond, October 28, 1864.

XII. Lieutenant-General Hardee is relieved from duty in the Army of Tennessee, and will assume command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, to take effect from the time of his assuming command.

By command of the Secretary of War:

JOHN W. RIELY,
Assistant Adjutant- General.

 

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