and Brigadier-General D. C. Buell was assigned to its command, which he assumed November 15th.
Army of the Cumberland, vol. i., p. 40. At the same time General H. W. Halleck superseded Fremont in command of the Department of the West.
Sherman was removed from Kentucky, and sent to report to Halleck.
His memoirs evince that heHalleck.
His memoirs evince that he left Kentucky in disappointment and bitterness of spirit, and deeply distrusted by his Government — a distrust which it required all the great political influence of his family to remove.
Buell, Sherman's successor, had sterling qualities-integrity, ability, and a high sense of the soldierly calling.
He had a fine faculty forplace to cover Nashville with the aid of the volunteer force now being organized, which could in that way be brought in cooperation.
It is understood that General Halleck, who will command at Columbus, and General Buell, who is in command on this line, will make a simultaneous attack.
I doubt if Buell will make a serious at