General Orders No. 135
War Dep’t, Adjutant General’s Office
Washington, September 19, 1862
- By direction of the President the States of Missouri, Arkansas,Kansas, and the bordering Indian Territory, will constitute the Department of the Missouri, and will be commanded by Major General S.R. Curtis; headquartered in St. Louis.
- Western Virginia is attached to the Department of the Ohio; headquartered in Cincinnati.
By Order of the Secretary of War:
E.D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General