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General Orders, No. 23 (CSA)
On February 24, 1864, Samuel Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General of the Confederate Army informed General Braxton Bragg that he was appointed as a consultant to President Jefferson Davis to oversee the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 234 (U.S. War Department)
On July 25, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 234, assigning Brevet Major General George Crook to command the Department of West Virginia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 236 (U.S. War Department)
On July 28, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 236, announcing that Ulysses S. Grant replaced William F. Smith with Edward Ord as commander of the 18th Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 237 (U.S. War Department)
On July 28, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 237 appointing Lew Wallace to command the 8th Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 238 (U.S. War Department)
On July 30, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 238, appointing Oliver O. Howard to command the Army and Department of the Tennessee, Henry Slocum to replace Joseph Hooker as commander of the 20th Army Corps, and David Stanley to command the 4th Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 24, Army of Tennessee (CSA)
On December 2, 1863, Confederate General Braxton Bragg issued General Orders, No. 24, announcing that Lieutenant General William J. Hardee was replacing him as commander of the Army of Tennessee. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 240 (U.S. War Department)
On August 7, 1864 the U.S. War Department issued orders to create a consolidated Union force in the Shenandoah Valley under the command of Major General Philip Sheridan. The order also expanded the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 248 (U.S. War Department)
On August 30, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 248, replacing David Hunter with George Crook as commander of the Department of West Virginia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 256 (U.S. War Department)
On September 15, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 256, announcing numerous appointments, promotions, resignations, and casualties. This is an extract of changes affecting the ranks of major general and brigadier general. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 259 (U.S. War Department)
On September 21, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 259, appointing Philip H. Sheridan as commander of the Middle Military Division. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 26 (U.S. War Department)
On March 15, 1862 the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 26 announcing the creation of the Department of the South commanded by Major General David Hunter. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 263 (U.S. War Department)
On September 28, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 263, announcing that Joseph Hooker was replacing Samuel P. Heintzelman as commander of the Northern Department. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 27 (Department of the Ohio)
Major-General Ambrose E. Burnside issued General Orders No. 27 on March 25, 1863 taking command of the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 27 (Department of West Virginia)
On May 21, 1864, Major General Franz Sigel issued General Orders, No. 27 (Department of West Virginia) announcing that Major General David Hunter was replacing him as department commander. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 28 (U.S. War Department)
On January 22, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 28, replacing Major General John M. Schofield with Major General Willaim S. Rosecrans as commander of the Department of the Missouri. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 282 (U.S. War Department)
On November 14, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 282, announcing the resignation of George B. McClellan and the appointment of Philip H. Sheridan as Major General. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 290 (U.S. War Department)
On November 29, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 290, announcing that John J. Reynolds had replaced Frederick Steele as commander of the 7th Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 293 (U.S. War Department)
On December 1, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 293, announcing that the Department of the Susquehanna was becoming the Department of Pennsylvania. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 294 (U.S. War Department)
On December 2, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 294, announcing that Grenville M. Dodge had replaced William S. Rosecrans as commander of the Department of the Missouri. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 297 (U.S. War Department)
On December 3, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 297, discontinuing the 10th and 18th Army Corps, and creating the 24th and 25th Army Corps. Continue Reading »

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