General Orders, No. 290 (U.S. War Department) (November 29, 1864)

Updated: December 01, 2014

On November 29, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 290, announcing that John J. Reynolds had replaced Frederick Steele as commander of the 7th Army Corps.

General Orders, No. 290

War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Washington, November
29, 1864

I.. By direction of the President, Major General F. Steele is relieved from the command of the Seventh Army Corps and the Department of Arkansas, and Major General J. J. Reynolds is assigned to the command in his stead.

II.. Major General Steele will report to Major General Canby, for assignment to command.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E.D. TOWNSEND,
Assistant Adjutant General
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