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4th Corps Army of the Cumberland United States Army field dispatch

Collection number: ahc.MSS661f

Scope and Content

Handwritten dispatch from the United States 4th Army Corps to subordinate units giving instructions for handling supply trains as the army prepares to move for the Atlanta Campaign.


  • 1864


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

The IV Corps of the Army and Department of the Cumberland was re-created By General Order No. 322, Adjutant General's Office September 28, 1863, after the dissolution of the corps bearing the same designation in the Army of the Potomac. Major General Oliver O. Howard was in command of the IV Corps throughout the Atlanta Campaign.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1998
4th Corps Army of the Cumberland United States Army field dispatch
Paul Crater
June 2015
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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Atlanta GA 30305