Portrait of Ambrose Burnside

Major General Ambrose E. Burnside issued General Orders No. 27 on March 25, 1863, taking command of the Department of the Ohio. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 27 (Department of the Ohio)

March 25, 1863

Major General Ambrose E. Burnside issued General Orders No. 27 on March 25, 1863, taking command of the Department of the Ohio.

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GENERAL ORDERS No. 27

Hdqrs. Department of the Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio, March 25, 1863

Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, Washington:

In accordance with instructions from the General-in-Chief, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Department of the Ohio.

A.E. BURNSIDE

Major-General Commanding

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Citation Information

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 27 (Department of the Ohio)
  • Coverage March 25, 1863
  • Author
  • Keywords burnside, department of the ohio
  • 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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