Portrait of Joseph Johnston.

On December 27, 1863, General Joseph E. Johnston issued General Orders, No. 1 (AoT) announcing that he was assuming command of the Army of Tennessee. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 1 (Army of Tennessee)

December 27, 1863

On December 27, 1863, General Joseph E. Johnston issued General Orders, No. 1 (AoT) announcing that he was assuming command of the Army of Tennessee.

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GENERAL ORDERS,     No. 1.

DALTON, GA.,
December 27, 1863.

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In obedience to the orders of His Excellency the President, the undersigned has the honor to assume command of the Army of Tennessee.

J. E. JOHNSTON,
General.

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Citation Information

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 1 (Army of Tennessee)
  • Coverage December 27, 1863
  • Author
  • Keywords Joseph E. Johnston, Army of Tennessee.
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date August 16, 2022
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update May 4, 2022
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