Tuesday, May 27, 2014

April 23, 1864 (Sunday): A New Major General

USS Miami Damaged at Plymouth

RICHMOND, VA., April 23, 1864.
Major General ROBERT F. HOKE:
(Via Rocky Mount, N. C.)
Accept my thanks and congratulations for the brilliant success which has attneded your attack and capture of Plymouth. Your are promoted to be a major-general from that date.


Official Records, Series I., Vol. 52, Part 1, Page 874.


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