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General Orders nos. 23, 24, 239, 85, 86, 88 from Headquarters Department of the Cumberland, 1862 November 27, 28; 1863 October 15; 1864 June 7, 9, 26.
Wyles SC 311
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General Orders nos. 23, 24, 239, 85, 86, 88 from Headquarters Department of the Cumberland, 1862 November 27, 28; 1863 October 15; 1864 June 7, 9, 26

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Army., Department of the Cumberland., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Garesché, Julius P. (Julius Peter), 1821-1862

Creator/Contributor:

Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898

Creator/Contributor:

Goddard, Calvin, 1838-1892

Creator/Contributor:

Thomas, George H. (George Henry), 1816-1870

Creator/Contributor:

Whipple, William D. (William Denison), 1826-1902

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Printed General Orders nos. 23, 24, 239, 85, 86, 88 from Headquarters Department of Cumberland. General Orders nos. 23 and 24, dated respectively Nov. 27th and 28th, 1862, are by command of Major General Rosecrans and Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff, Julius P. Garesché, from Head Quarters 14th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland, Nashville, Tennessee. General Orders no. 23 provides regulations to be strictly observed by Army Sutlers to prevent them from selling goods to citizens unrelated to the Army, which constitutes giving aid and comfort to the enemy. General Orders no. 24 provides an extract of the substitute for the Regimental and Garrison Courts Martial titled "An Act to amend the Act calling forth the Militia", which was introduced by Congress, approved on July 17, 1862, and published in General Orders no. 91, War Department, July 29, 1862.
General Orders no. 239, dated October 15th, 1863, is by command of Major General Rosecrans and Assistant Adjutant General C. Goddard from Head-Quarters Department of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Tennessee. General Orders no. 239 provides regulations extracted from General Orders of the War Department nos. 191, 216, 305, and 324 regarding the recruitment of Veteran Volunteers from troops serving in the field. General Orders nos. 85 and 86, dated respectively June 7, 1864 and June 9, 1864, are by command of Major General George H. Thomas and Assistant Adjutant General William D. Whipple from Head-Quarters Department of the Cumberland, Morris Hill Church, Georgia. General Orders no. 85 is about Batteries serving with Divisions not being able to carry the required amount of forage with a reduced number of wagons; therefore, Division Commanders are ordered to return the number of wagons to six.
General Orders no. 86 grants the Commissary Department permission to issue to officers, who were not paid in a timely fashion, the necessary rations to subsist, the cost of which will be deducted from their next payment. General Orders no. 88, dated June 26, 1864, is by command of Major General George Thomas and Assistant Adjutant General William D. Whipple from Head-Quarters Department of the Cumberland, Near Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. General Orders no. 88 is about the muster-out of troops whose terms of service are expiring and the better execution of provisions of Circular No. 36 from the War Department. The order includes instructions to send non-Veteran officers to either Chattanooga or Nashville to rejoin their regiments.

Date:

1862 (issued)

Subject:

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United States. -- Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. -- War Department. -- Office of Commissary General of Purchases.
United States. -- Army -- Pay, allowances, etc
United States. -- War Department -- History -- 19th century
United States. -- Army -- Regulations
Military orders
Sutlers -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Military law -- United States -- History
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- 19th century
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- 19th century

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Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], General Orders nos. 23, 24, 239, 85, 86, 88 from Headquarters Department of the Cumberland. Wyles SC 311. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Orders (military records)

Physical Description:

3 items (3 leaves) ; 19 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.