General Orders, No. 30 (U.S. War Department)

June 6, 1861

Issued by the U.S. War Department on June 6, 1861, General Orders No. 30 extended the Department of the Ohio to include the State of Missouri.


War Dep’t, Adjutant General’s Office

Washington, June 6, 1861

-The State of Missouri is added to the Military Department of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and portions of Western Pennsylvania and Virginia. Major General McClellan will extend his command accordingly.

By Order:

L. THOMAS, Adjutant General

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 30 (U.S. War Department)
  • Date June 6, 1861
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  • Keywords department of the ohio, missouri
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date June 16, 2024
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  • Date of Last Update March 18, 2024