Monday, July 6, 2009

The Department of the Rappahannock . . .

. . . the formation of which was mentioned the other day, is commanded by Gen. McDowel, and not by Gen. McClellan as announced. Gen. McClellan’s Department is still that of the Potomac, and his headquarters are now in the vicinity of Yorktown.

– Published in the Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 12, 1862, p. 2

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