Portrait of Don Carlos Buell

Brigadier General Don Carlos Buell issued General Orders No. 1 on November 15, 1861, establishing his command of the Department of the Ohio. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 1 (Department of the Ohio)

November 15, 1861

Brigadier General Don Carlos Buell issued General Orders No. 1 on November 15, 1861, establishing his command of the Department of the Ohio.

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GENERAL ORDERS NO. 1

Headquarters Department of the Ohio,

Louisville, Ky., November 15, 1861

In pursuance of General Orders No. 37, of the 9th instant, from the Adjutant-General’s office, Brigadier-General D. C. Buell hereby assumes command of the Department of the Ohio.

By command of General Buell.

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, and Chief of Staff.

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 1 (Department of the Ohio)
  • Coverage November 15, 1861
  • Author
  • Keywords buell, Department of the Ohio
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 30, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 11, 2021
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