Special Field Orders No. __ (Headquarters, Military Division of the West, CSA) (January 23, 1865)

Updated: January 01, 2016

On January 23, 1865, General P.G.T. Beauregard issued an unnumbered special field order announcing that Lieutenant General Richard Taylor was replacing General John Bell Hood as commander of the Army of Tennessee.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, No. ___

HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE WEST,
January 23, 1865.

           

I.  General J. B. Hood is relieved, at his own request, by the War Department from the command of the Army of Tennessee. He will report for orders to the War Department, at Richmond, Va.

II. Lieut. Gen. R. Taylor, commanding Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, will assume command of the Army of Tennessee until further orders.

G.T. BEAUREGARD,
General.

 

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