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General Orders, No. 7 (Department of the Cumberland)
William T. Sherman issued General Orders No. 7 on October 8, 1861, establishing his command of the Department of the Cumberland. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 7 (Department of the South)
On April 13, 1862, Major General David Hunter issued General Orders, No. 7 (Department of the South) freeing the people formerly held in slavery at Fort Pulaski and on Cockspur Island, Georgia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 73 (CSA)
On October 1, 1862, the Confederate War Department issued General Orders, No. 73, creating the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana under the command of Major General John C. Pemberton. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 73 (U.S. War Department)
On July 4, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 73 announcing numerous promotions and appointments, including the appointment of twelve officers to the rank of brigadier general. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 74 (Department of the Susquehanna)
On December 1, 1864, Darius N. Couch announced that he was relinquishing command of the Department of the Susquehanna at the request of Ulysses S. Grant. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 75 (Headquarters Western Department, CSA)
On June 17, 1862, Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard issued General Orders, No. 75, announcing that he was taking a brief sick leave and temporarily transferring command of the Army of the Mississippi to General Braxton Bragg. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 76 (Headquarters Western Department, CSA)
On June 17, 1862, Confederate General Braxton Bragg issued General Orders, No. 76, announcing that he had assumed command of the Army of the Mississippi while General P.G.T. Beauregard was away on sick leave. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 8 (Army of the Potomac)
Never Issued because President Lincoln did not approve it, Ambrose Burnside's General Order No. 8 proposed the wholesale dismissal of Union officers who Burnside considered hostile to his command. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 80 (U.S. War Department) (1861)
Issued by the U.S. War Department on September 19, 1861, General Orders Number 80, placed Brigadier-General Ormsby M. Mitchel in command of the Department of the Ohio. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 80 (U.S. War Department) (1864)
On February 29, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 80, assigning Major General Franz Sigel to command the Department of West Virginia. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 84 (Department of the Ohio)
On June 1, 1863, Major General Ambrose E. Burnside issued General Orders, No. 84 (Department of the Ohio) suppressing the distribution of the New York World and the publication of the Chicago Times because of their anti-war rhetoric. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 87 (U.S. War Department)
On March 3, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 87, announcing that Congress had revived the grade of lieutenant general in the United States Army. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 9 (U.S. War Department)
On January 9, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 9, dividing the Army of the Cumberland into three army corps. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 93 (U.S. War Department)
On August 2, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 93, announcing appointments to the ranks of major and brigadier. This is a transcript of those appointments. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 94 (U.S. War Department)
On November 1, 1861, the U.S. War Department issued General Order No. 94 announcing the retirement of Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott and the appointment of Major-General George B. McClellan to assume command of the Army of the United States. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 96 (U.S. War Department) (1863)
On April 15, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 96, announcing President Abraham Lincoln's appointment of eight corps commanders. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 96 (U.S. War Department) (1865)
On May 19, 1865 the U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 96, making John A. Logan the last commander of the Army of the Tennessee. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 97 (Headquarters of the Army)
Issued by the Headquarters of the Army on November 9, 1861, General Orders No. 97 dissolved the Department of the Cumberland and expanded the Department of the Ohio, to be commanded by Don Carlos Buell. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 97 (U.S. War Department) (1864)
On March 12, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 97, assigning Major General Lewis Wallace to the command of the Eighth Army Corps, and of the Middle Department, exclusive of Fort Delaware. Continue Reading »
General Orders, No. 97 (U.S. War Department) (1865)
On May 26, 1865, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 97, announcing numerous appointments, promotions, resignations, and casualties. This is an extract of changes affecting the ranks of major general and brigadier general. Continue Reading »

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