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More than a hundred general officers of volunteers are mustered out of the Union Army

Legislative Iconic image, U.S. Capitol, 2008
01/15/1866
On this day, more than a hundred major-general and brigadier-generals of volunteers were officially mustered out of the Union Army. They included some famous names from the Civil War, including Major-Generals William S. Rosecrans, David Hunter, Grenville Dodge, Wesley Merritt, Alfred Pleasanton, and George Armstrong Custer.  Regular Army officers were ordered to report to their "proper regiments" or department.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Officers Mustered Out," New York Times, January 10, 1866, p. 1. 
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