President Tyler's Executive Order Appointing Winfield Scott as General of the Army (July 5, 1841)

Updated: June 23, 2014

On July 5, 1841 U.S. President John Tyler issued an executive order appointing Major General Winfield Scott as General of the Army.

 

GENERAL ORDERS

WAR DEPARTMENT,

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, July 5, 1841.

Brevet Major-General Winfield Scott having been appointed by the President, by and with the consent and advice of the Senate, the Major-General of the Army of the United States, he is directed to assume the command and enter upon his duties accordingly.

By command of the President of the United States:

R. JONES,

Adjutant-General.

Cite this Entry

MLA Style

"President Tyler's Executive Order Appointing Winfield Scott as General of the Army," Ohio Civil War Central, 2019, Ohio Civil War Central. 10 Dec 2019 <http://www.ohiocivilwarcentral.com/entry.php?rec=1328>

APA Style

"President Tyler's Executive Order Appointing Winfield Scott as General of the Army." (2019) In Ohio Civil War Central, Retrieved December 10, 2019, from Ohio Civil War Central: http://www.ohiocivilwarcentral.com/entry.php?rec=1328

Comments powered by Disqus

Related Entries

Categories

Topics

This entry has not been associated with any topics.

Time Periods

Regions

This entry has not been associated with any geographic regions.

Help support the ongoing development of Ohio Civil War Central by clicking the banner and then purchasing products from Amazon.com.

Ohio Civil War Central: An Encyclopedia of the American Civil War