General Orders, No. 106 (Headquarters of the Army) (December 5, 1861)

Updated: December 02, 2014

On December 5, 1861, the Headquarters of the US Army issued General Orders, No. 106, announcing appointments to fill the ranks of officers. This is a partial transcript of the order listing appointments to the ranks of major general and brigadier general.

General Orders, No. 106

Headq'rs of the Army, Adj't General's Office
Washington, December 5, 1861

Promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States, made by the PRESIDENT since the publication of "General Orders" No. 68, of August 27, 1861.

IV. — APPOINTMENTS MADE IN THE VOLUNTEER FORCE CALLED INTO SERVICE UNDER THE ACTS APPROVED JULY 22 AND 24. 1861.

General Officers.

Edwin D. Morgan, of New York, to be Major General, September 28, 1861.

Lieutenant Colonel John F. Reynolds, of the Fourteenth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, August 20, 1861.

Major William F. Barry, of the Fifth Artillery, to be Brigadier General, August 20, 1861.

Colonel John J. Abercrombie, of the Sixth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, August 31, 1861.

Lionel John Sedgwick, of the Fourth Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, August 31, 1861.

Lieutenant Colonel Charles F. Smith, of the Tenth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, August 31, 1861.

Lieutenant Colonel Silas Casey, of the Ninth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, August 31, 1861.

Major Lawrence P. Graham, of the Second Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, August 31, 1861.

Captain George G. Meade, of the Corps of Topographical Engineers, to be Brigadier General, August 31, 1861.

Abram Duryee, of New York, to be Brigadier General, August 81, 1861.

Major Justus McKinstry, Quartermaster, to be Brigadier General, September 2,1861.

Captain Alexander McD. McCook, of the Third Infantry, to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

Oliver O. Howard, of Maine, to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

Eleazor Paine, of Illinois, to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

Daniel E. Sickles, of New York, to be Brigadier General, September 3, 1861.

Charles D. Jameson, of Maine, to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

Ebenezer Dumont, of Indiana, to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

Robert H. Milroy, of Indiana, to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

Lewis Wallace, of Indiana to be Brigadier General, September 8, 1861.

William A Richardson, of Illinois, to be Brigadier General, September 3, 1861.

Charles M. Thruston, of Maryland, to be Brigadier General, September 7. 1861

Willis A Gorman, of Minnesota, to be Brigadier General, September 7, 1861.

Daniel Butterfield, of New York  to be Brigadier General, September 7, 1861.

Major Horatio G. Wright, of the Corps of Engineers, to be Brigadier General, September 14, 1861.

Captain Edward O.O. Ord, of the Third Artillery, to be Brigadier General September 14, 1861.

Lieutenant William Nelson, of the U. S. Navy, to be Brigadier General, September 16, 1861.

W. T. Ward, of Kentucky, to be Brigadier General, September 18, 1861.

John B. S. Todd, of Dakotah Territory, to be Brigadier General, September 19, 1861.

Colonel Randolph B. Marcy, Inspector Genera], to be Brigadier General, September 23, 1861.

Major John G. Barnard, of the Corps of Engineers, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Major Innis K. Palmer, of the Fifth Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Major Seth Williams, Assistant Adjutant General, to be Brigadier General, September 23, 1861.

Major Stewart Van Vliet, Quartermaster, to be Brigadier General September 28, 1861.

Major John Newton, of the Corps of Engineers, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Captain Winfield S. Hancock, Assistant Quartermaster, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Thomas L. Crittenden, of Kentucky, to be Brigadier General, September 27, 1861.

Colonel George Wright, of the Ninth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Major Thomas Williams, of the Fifth Artillery, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Major George Sykes, of the Fourteenth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Major William W. Bums, Commissary of Subsistence, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Captain William H. French, of the First Artillery, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Captain William T. H. Brooks, of the Third Infantry, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Captain John M. Brannan, of the First Artillery, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Captain John P. Hatch of the Third Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, September, 28, 1861.

Captain David S. Stanley, of the Fourth Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Isaac I. Stevens, of Washington Territory, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

William K. Strong, of New York, to be Brigadier General, September 28, 1861.

Albin Schoepf, of Maryland, to be Brigadier General, September 80, 1861.

Lovell H. Rousseau, of Kentucky, to be Brigadier General, October 1, 1861.

Melancthon S. Wade, of Ohio, to be Brigadier General, October 1, 1861.

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas J. Wood, of the Fourth Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, October 11, 1861.

Captain Richard W. Johnson, of the Fifth Cavalry, to be Brigadier General, October 11, 1861.

Captain John G. Foster, of the Corps of Engineers, to be Brigadier General, October 23, 1861.

Major Christopher C. Augur, of the Thirteenth Infantry, to be Brigadier General, November 12, 1861.

Major George W. Cullom, of the Corps of Engineers, to be Brigadier General, November 12, 1861.

Captain Jesse L. Reno of the Ordnance Department, to be Brigadier General, November 12, 1801.

Schayler Hamilton, of New York, to be Brigadier General, November 12, 1801.

Julias H. Stahel, of New York, to be Brigadier General, November 12, 1801.

Captain John M. Scofield, of the First Artillery, to be Brigadier General, November 21, 1801.

Additional Paymaster Thomas J. McKean, to be Brigadier General, November 21, 1861.

Captain John G. Park, of the Corps of Topographical Engineers, to be Brigadier General, November 23, 1801.

 

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