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General Orders, No. 151 (Department No. 2, CSA)
On November 20, 1862, Confederate General Braxton Bragg issued General Orders, No. 151, re-designating the Army of the Mississippi as the Army of Tennessee. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 159 (U.S. War Department)
On October 16, 1862 the U.S. War Department created the Department of the Tennessee and placed Ulysses S. Grant in charge of the new department. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 168 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on October 24, 1862, General Orders Number 168, reestablished the Department of the Cumberland and created the 14th Army Corps, which was also know as the Army of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 169 (U.S. War Department)
On June 8, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No 169, organizing the 23rd Army Corps commanded by Major General George L. Hartsuff. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 17 (Dept. of Ms. & E. La.) (CSA)
On December 7, 1862, Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton issued General Orders, No. 17, (Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana) naming the forces under his command the Army of the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 17 (DNV/CSA)
On January 30, 1862, General Joseph E. Johnston issued General Orders, No. 17, announcing that General P.G.T. Beauregard had been transferred out of the Department of Northern Virginia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 17 (U.S. War Department)
On January 12, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 17, placing Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman in charge of the newly created Northern Department. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 172 (U.S. War Department)
On June 9, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 172, creating the Department of the Monongahela and the Department of the Susquehanna. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 178 (U.S. War Department)
On April 23, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 178 appointing Major General Frank P. Blair to command the 17th Army Corps with the Army of the Tennessee. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 18 (Headquarters of the Army)
On October 24, 1861, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 18 replacing Major General John C. Fremont with Major General David Hunter as commander of the Western Department, by direction of President Abraham Lincoln. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 181 (U.S. War Department)
On November 1, 1862, the US War Department issued General Orders, No. 181, announcing wholesale appointments to fill the ranks of general officers for the volunteer army. This is a transcript of the appointments to the ranks of major general and brigadier general. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 182 (U.S. War Department)
On November 5, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 182, replacing Major General George B. McClellan with Major General Ambrose E. Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 184 (Army of the Potomac)
On November 14, 1862, Major General Ambrose E. Burnside issued General Order No. 184 (Army of the Potomac) dividing the Army of the Potomac into three "grand divisions." Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 184 (U.S. War Department)
On November 8, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 184, naming Major General Nathaniel P. Banks as commander of the Department of the Gulf. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 186 (U.S. War Department)
On June 24, 1863 the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 186 creating the Department of West Virginia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 19 (Headquarters of the Army)
On November 1, 1861, Major General George B. McClellan issued General Orders, No. 19 (Headquarters of the Army) announcing that he was assuming command of the Armies of the United States. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 19 (U.S. War Department)
On May 9, 1861 the US Department of War issued General Orders, No. 19, altering the boundaries of the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 192 (U.S. War Department)
On May 7, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 192, creating the Division of West Mississippi, Edward Canby commanding. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 194 (U.S. War Department)
On June 27, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 194 replacing Joseph Hooker with George G. Meade as commander of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 199 (U.S. War Department)
On May 16, 1864, the U.S War Department issued General Orders, No. 119, announcing that Major General Horatio G. Wright, U.S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command of 6th Army Corps. Continue Reading »

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