What Happened on December 16, 1863

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Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Braxton Bragg is replaced by Joseph E. Johnston as commander of the Confederate Army of Tennessee

American Military Officer Joseph E. Johnston
American Military Officer
Joseph E. Johnston

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