October 20, 1863: Rosecrans turns over command

William Rosecrans

Rosecrans is relieved, and Thomas takes over the Army of the Cumberland.

Official Records:


CHATTANOOGA, October 20, 1863.
Captain J. BATES DICKSON, Assistant Adjutant-General.

General Rosecrans turned over command to General Thomas last night, and started this a.m. northward. All orders issued to-day or hereafter will be by order Major-General Thomas.

C. GODDARD,
Assistant Adjutant-General.

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