General Orders, No. 248 (U.S. War Department) (August 30, 1864)

Updated: December 01, 2014

On August 30, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 248, replacing David Hunter with George Crook as commander of the Department of West Virginia.

General Orders, No. 248

War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Washington, August
30, 1864

Major General D. HUNTER is relieved from command of the Department of West Virginia, and Brevet Major General GEORGE CROOK is assigned to the command in his place.

                                                                                              

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E.D. TOWNSEND,
Assistant Adjutant General
.

 

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