Wednesday, January 9, 2013

New Military Department

WASHINGTON, March 29. – A military department, to be called the Middle Department, and to consist of the States of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the eastern portion of Maryland, and Virginia, and the counties of Cecile, Hartford, Baltimore and Annarundell, has been created.  Maj. Gen. Dix, U. S. Volunteers, is appointed to the command, headquarters to be at Baltimore.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 5, 1862, p. 4

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