General Orders, No. 97 (U.S. War Department) (1864) (March 12, 1864)

Updated: November 25, 2014

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.

General Orders, No. 97

War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Washington, March 12, 1864

1. Major General Lewis Wallace, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command of the Eighth Army Corps, and of the Middle Department, exclusive of Fort Delaware.

2. The Commanding Officer of Fort Delaware will report direct to the War Department, and his post will not be considered as belonging to any Geographical Department.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E.D. TOWNSEND,
Assistant Adjutant General.

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