While the Gettysburg battle still raged, Dr. Jonathan Letterman was ordered to establish a general hospital nearby to care for casualties at a single site. The ways medical officers struggled to care for the casualties at Gettysburg are detailed in his report.
“…The chief want was tents and other appliances for the better care of the wounded."
[Excerpt from A Soldier's Friend, p. 27]
Nevertheless, July 23, 1862 - General Henry W. Halleck assumed the role of general-in-chief of all union forces, which was floundering at that time. He had demonstrated strategic vision planning campaigns from headquarters but was less successful in the field—as when he delayed the Corinth, Mississippi campaign [April-May 1862,] in which the Confederates escaped a much larger Yankee force.
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Henri nodded his head sadly, yes.
Excerpt from "Eat. You'll Feel Better."
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"At the August 5, 1975, signing ceremony, President Gerald R. Ford acknowledged the discovery of Lee's Oath of Allegiance in the National Archives and remarked: "General Lee's character has been an example to succeeding generations, making the restoration of his citizenship an event in which every American can take pride." http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2005/spring/piece-lee.html
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