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General Orders, No. 46 (Department of the South)
On July 12, 1863, Major General David Hunter issued General Orders, No. 46 announcing that Brigadier General Q. A. Gillmore had temporarily replaced him as commander of the Department of the South. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 47 (Department of the South)
On July 12, 1863, Brigadier General Quincy A. Gillmore issued General Orders, No. 47 announcing that he had assumed command of the Department of the South. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 47 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on July 25, 1861,General Orders No. 47 combined the departments of Washington and Northeastern Virginia into a division, with Major-General George B. McClellan commanding. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 49 (U.S. War Department)
On February 8, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 49, annexing Jeffersonville, Indiana to the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 5 (U.S. War Department)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on January 17, 1865, General Orders No. 5 merged the Department of the Ohio into the Department of the Cumberland. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 51 (U.S. War Department)
On March 28, 1865, at the request of Major General William T. Sherman, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 51, designating the 14th and 20th Army Corps (formerly of the Army of the Cumberland) as the newly created Army of Georgia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 57 (U.S. War Department) (1861)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on August 15, 1861, General Orders Number 57 created the Department of the Cumberland. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 57 (U.S. War Department) (1863)
On March 9, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 57, replacing Major General Samuel R. Curtis with Major General Edwin V. Sumner as commander of the Department of the Missouri. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 6 (Army of the Potomac)
On February 5, 1863, Major General Joseph Hooker, commander of the Army of the Potomac, issued General orders, No. 6, discontinuing Major General Ambrose E. Burnside's Grand Divisions, and naming eight corps commanders. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 6 (Department of the Cumberland)
On October 7, 1861, General Winfield Scott issued General Orders No. 6, ordering Brigadier-General Robert Anderson to relinquish command of the Department of the Cumberland to Brigadier-General William T. Sherman. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 62 (District of West Tennessee)
On July 17, 1862, Major General Ulysses S. Grant issued General Orders, No. 62 (Department of West Tennessee) announcing that he was assuming command of the Army of theTennessee, the Army of the Mississippi, and District of Mississippi and Cairo. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 62 (U.S. War Department)
On August 20, 1861, the US War Department issued General Orders, No. 62, announcing wholesale appointments to fill the ranks of general officers for the new volunteer army. This is a transcript of the appointments to the ranks of major general and brigadier general. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 63, (U.S. War Department)
On June 10, 1862, the US War Department issued General Orders, No. 63, announcing wholesale appointments to fill the ranks of general officers for the new volunteer army. This is a transcript of the appointments to the ranks of major general and brigadier general. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 64 (U.S. War Department)
On August 22, 1861, the US War Department issued General Orders, No. 64, announcing appointments to fill the ranks of general officers for the new volunteer army. This is a transcript of the appointments to the ranks of major general and brigadier general. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 65 (U.S. War Department)
On April 16, 1865, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 65, announcing that Henry Halleck was assigned to command the Department of Virginia and that Edward O.C. Ord was assigned to command the Department of the South. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 66 (Army of the Potomac)
On June 28, 1863, Major General Joseph Hooker issued General Orders, No. 66 (AoP) announcing he was relinquishing command of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 66 (U.S. War Department)
On April 16, 1865, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 66, announcing the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 67 (Army of the Potomac)
On June 28, 1863, Major General George G. Meade issued General Orders, No. 67 (AoP) assuming command of the Army of the Potomac. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 67 (U.S. Department of War)
On April 16, 1865, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 67, announcing that Andrew Johnson had assumed the office of President of the United States. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 68 (U.S. War Department)
On February 22, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 68, announcing a joint resolution extending the Thanks of Congress to William T. Sherman. Continue Reading »

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