Sunday, October 7, 2012

Sumner Granted Leave of Absence

Tuesday, October 7, 1862

General Edwin "Bull" Sumner was granted a leave of absence and relieved of command of the Second Corps. His replacement was General Darius Couch.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 177.

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