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General Orders, No. 3 (CSA)
On February 6, 1865, Samuel Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector General (CSA) issued General Orders, No. 3 announcing that Robert E. Lee was appointed General-in-Chief of the Confederate Armies. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 3 (U.S. War Department)
On January 14, 1865, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 3, announcing that William T. Sherman and the officers and soldiers of his command, had received the Thanks of Congress for their gallant conduct in their movement through Georgia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 30 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on June 6, 1861, General Orders No. 30 extended the Department of the Ohio to include the State of Missouri. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 31 (AOP/CSA)
On September 25, 1861, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston issued General Orders, No. 31, creating the 2nd Corps of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 316 (U.S. War Department)
On September 18, 1863, the US War Department issued General Orders, No. 316, 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. 337 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on October 16, 1863, General Orders No. 337 created the Military Division of the Mississippi, which included the Departments of the Ohio, the Cumberland, and the Tennessee. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 34 (U.S. War Department) (1862)
On April 4, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 34, creating the Department of the Shenandoah, under the command of Nathaniel P. Banks, and also defining George B. McClellan's command. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 34 (U.S. War Department) (1864)
On January 28, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 34, naming Major General John M. Schofield to replace retiring Major General John G. Foster as commander of the Department of the Ohio. The order also assigned Major General George Stoneman to command of 23d Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 34 (U.S. War Department) (1892)
On June 1, 1892, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 34 announcing Brigadier General David S. Stanley's retirement from the United States Army. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 349 (U.S. War Department)
On October 27, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 349, announcing that Major General William T. Sherman was appointed to the command of the Department and Army of the Tennessee, and that Major General John A. Logan was appointed to the command of the 15th Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 350 (U.S. War Department)
On October 28, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 350, appointing Major General Benjamin F. Butler to command the Department of Virginia and North Carolina, as well as the 18th Army Corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 369 (U.S. War Department)
On November 16, 1863 the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 369, relieving Major-General Ambrose E. Burnside of command of the Department of the Ohio and replacing him with Major-General John G. Foster. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 37 (Department of the Missouri)
On February 14, 1862, Major General Henry Halleck issued General Orders No. 37 (Department of the Missouri) promoting Ulysses S. Grant to command of the newly-created District of West Tennessee. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 37 (Headquarters of the Forces, CSA)
On May 6, 1862, Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard issued General Orders, No. 37, placing General Braxton Bragg in command of the Army of the Mississippi. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 38 (Department of the Ohio)
Major-General Ambrose Burnside issued General Orders, No. 38 on April 13, 1863 in an effort to silence opponents of the Civil War in the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 38 (DOO)
Major-General Ambrose Burnside issued General Orders No. 38 on April 13, 1863 in an effort to silence opponents of the Civil War in the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 398 (U.S. War Department)
On December 21, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 398 announcing that Major General Ulysses S. Grant had received the Thanks of Congress. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 4, Army of Tennessee (CSA)
On July 17, 1864, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston issued General Orders, No. 4 (AoT), relinquishing his command of the Army of Tennessee to General John Bell Hood. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 40 (U.S. War Department)
On July 3, 1861, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders N0. 40, appointing Major General John C. Fremont to command the newly-created Western Department. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 41 (U.S. War Department)
On February 1, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 41 announcing the Thanks of Congress extended to Nathaniel P. Banks, Ambrose E. Burnside, Joseph Hooker, George G. Meade, Oliver O. Howard, and the officers and soldiers of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »

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