“the general order from these headquarters expelling Jews from the department is hereby revoked.”

In the face of opposition from Washington, I have no choice but to rescind Gen. Orders 11.

CIRCULAR. HDQRS. 13TH ARMY CORPS, DEPT. OF THE TENN.,

Holly Springs, Miss., January 7, 1863.

By direction of General-in-Chief of the Army, at Washington, the general order from these headquarters expelling Jews from the department is hereby revoked.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

 

O.R., I, xvii, part 2, p 544

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