Wednesday, November 14, 2012

McClellan Replaced by Burnside

Friday, November 14, 1862

The men of the Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment received the news of the replacement of General George McClellan with General Ambrose Burnside as the commander of the Army of the Potomac.1

1S. Millett Thompson, Thirteenth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : A Diary Covering Three Years and a Day (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888), 23.

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