Saturday, March 16, 2013

According to the new rule of Secretary Stanton . . .

. . . the place to secure Brigadier General’s commissions will not be at Willard’s Hotel, Washington but in the camp and on the battlefields.  It is well, Mr. Stanton.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, February 1, 1862, p. 1

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