Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Meade” in chapter 1 of Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.:
...d him in command of the Military Division of the Mississippi.
On the 12th of March orders were published by the War Department, placing Grant in chief command of all the armies.
The position of General Meade , who was at that time in command of the Army of the Potomac, and who had won the important battle of Gettysburg in the previous summer, underwent a grave change through Grant's promotion.
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