Portrait of Horatio Wright

On May 16, 1864, the U.S War Department issued General Orders, No. 119, announcing that Major General Horatio G. Wright, U.S. Volunteers, was assigned to the command of 6th Army Corps. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 199 (U.S. War Department)

May 16, 1864

On May 16, 1864, the U.S War Department issued General Orders, No. 119, announcing that Major General Horatio G. Wright, U.S. Volunteers, was assigned to the command of 6th Army Corps.

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General Orders, No. 199

War Department, Adjutant General’s Office
Washington, May 16, 1864

By direction of the President, Major General Horatio G. Wright, U.S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command of 6th Army Corps.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E.D. TOWNSEND,
Assistant Adjutant General.

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 199 (U.S. War Department)
  • Coverage May 16, 1864
  • Author
  • Keywords Horatio G. Wright
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 28, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 11, 2021
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