Sunday, December 4, 2011

Regimental Matters - Brigade Commander

Wednesday, December 4, 1861

Colonel Edward Hinks of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment, the acting brigade commander who assumed the role when General Frederick Lander was wounded at Ball's Bluff, was reassigned. Colonel Ira Grosvenor of the Seventh Michigan Regiment was appointed the role of acting brigade commander until February 22, 1862.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 76-77.

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