Friday, November 8, 2013

October 4, 1863

October 4, 1863

---Lt. Gen. James Longstreet meets with a group of other generals.  They draw up a petition for relieving Bragg from command, and it is signed by Longstreet, D.H. Hill, Simon B. Buckner, Patrick Cleburne, William Walker, William Preston, Randall Gibson, John C. Brown, and four other generals, for a round dozen.  On the morrow, Col. Chestnut will wire Davis to come at the earliest possible date.

---Quartermaster General, Montgomery Meigs, visits Chattanooga to assess the Army of the Cumberland’s ordnance and supply needs.

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