General Orders, No. 96 (U.S. War Department) (1865) (May 19, 1865)

Updated: June 25, 2014

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.

GENERAL ORDERS, Numbers 96.

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, May 19, 1865.

By direction of the President, Major General John A. Logan, U. S. Volunteers, is appointed to the command of the Army of the Tennessee, in place of Major-General Howard, assigned as commissioned of the Freedmen's Bureau; and Major General W. B. Hazen, U. S. Volunteers, is appointed to the command of the Fifteenth Army Corps, in place of Major-General Logan.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General

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