On this day in 1864Posted on 7/17/2017, 8:55:06 AM by Bull SnipeCSA President Jefferson Davis relieves General Joseph E. Johnston as commander of the Army of Tennessee. He appoints General John B. Hood to command the army. Hood’s task will be formidable, facing the AOT outside of Atlanta, GA. is the Army of the Cumberland, Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Tennessee, all under the command of Major General William T. Sherman.
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