Stanton's Hitman: Judge Advocate Gene...

Stanton's Hitman: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt had the power to bring down generals

Tuesday Oct 2 Read more: HistoryNet

The previous day President Abraham Lincoln had signed legislation creating the new office of judge advocate general, the nominal function of which would be to review army courts-martial. To that duty Stanton would add some interesting assignments of a more political nature.

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