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General Orders, No. 112 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on August 19, 1862, War Orders Number 112, re-created the Department of the Ohio, with Major-General Horatio G. Wright in command. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 115 (U.S. War Department)
On March 23, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 115 announcing the reorganization of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 116 (Department No. 2, CSA)
On August 15, 1862, Confederate General Braxton Bragg issued General Orders, No. 116, resuming his command of the Army of the Mississippi. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 118 (U.S. War Department)
At the conclusion of the Civil War, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 118 on June 27, 1865, which divided the United States into military districts and divisions. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 12 (Headquarters of the Army)
On March 17, 1864, Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant issued General Orders No. 12, taking command of the armies of the United States, as authorized by President Abraham Lincoln. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 121 (U.S. War Department)
On May 13, 1863, the U.S, War Department issued General Orders, No 121, naming Major General John M. Schofield as commander of the Department of the Missouri. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 122 (U.S. War Department)
On September 2, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 122, announcing that Major General George B. McClellan was given command of all troops for the defense of the capital. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 128 (U.S. War Department)
On September 7, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, 128, announcing that Major General John Pope had been transferred to command of the Department of the Northwest, as of September 6, 1862. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 129 (U.S. War Department)
On September 12, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 129, ending the existence of the Army of Virginia and establishing the status of the twelve existing army corps at that time. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 13 (Virginia Forces)
On May 10, 1861, Major General Robert E. Lee issued General Orders, No. 13, announcing that he had been ordered to assume the control of the forces of the Confederate States in Virginia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 134 (U.S. War Department)
On February 2, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 134 placing Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman in command of the newly created Department of Washington. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 135 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on September 19, 1862, General Orders No. 135 attached Western Virginia to the Department of the Ohio, and named Samuel R. Curtis as commander of the newly created Department of the Missouri. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 14 (CSA)
On March 13, 1862, Confederate Secretary of War Judah P. Benjamin issued General Orders, No. 14, announcing that Jefferson Davis had appointed Robert E. Lee as his adviser for "conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy." Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 14 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on May 3, 1861, General Orders No. 14 created the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 141 (U.S. War Department)
On September 25, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 141, announcing President Abraham Lincoln's proclamation suspending the writ of habeas corpus for people in rebellion against the United States. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 143 (Department No. 2, CSA)
On November 7, 1862, Confederate General Braxton Bragg issued General Orders, No. 143, resuming his command of the Army of the Mississippi. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 144 (U.S. War Department)
On April 4, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 144, announcing several major changes to the U.S. Army corps command structure. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 15 (CSA)
On October 22, 1861 the Confederate War Department issued General Orders, No. 15 creating the Department of Northern Virginia, composed of the Valley District, the Potomac District, and the Aquia District. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 15 (Headquarters of the Army)
On August 17, 1861, Lieutenant General Winfield Scott issued General Orders, No. 15 (Headquarters of the Army) announcing the creation of the Department of the Potomac commanded by Major General George B. McClellan. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 15. (CSA)
On October 22, 1861, Confederate Secretary of War Judah P. Benjamin issued General Orders, No. 15, announcing the establishment of the Department of Northern Virginia. Continue Reading »

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