General Orders, No. 218 (U.S. War Department)

July 16, 1863

On July 16, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 218 announcing that Brigadier General Quincy A. Gillmore had replaced Major General David Hunter as commander of the 10th Army Corps.

Portrait of Quincy Gillmore

On July 16, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 218 announcing that Brigadier General Quincy A. Gillmore had replaced Major General David Hunter as commander of the 10th Army Corps. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 218.

War Dep’t, Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, July 16, 1863

By Direction of the President of the United States, Brigadier General Quincy A. Gillmore is appointed to the command of the Tenth Army Corps, in place of Major General David Hunter, relieved, to date from June 12, 1863.

By Order of the Secretary of War:

E.D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 218 (U.S. War Department)
  • Date July 16, 1863
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  • Keywords gillmore
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date May 26, 2024
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 18, 2024

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