GENERAL ORDERS NO. 14
War Dep’t, Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, May 3, 1861.
The States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois will constitute a new Military Department, (soon to be subdivided into several others,) to be called the Department of the Ohio.
Major General George B. McClellan, Ohio Volunteers, is assigned to its command; Headquarters at Cincinnati.
L. THOMAS, Adjutant General