Black and white photo of William T. Sherman.

On October 27, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 349, announcing that Major General William T. Sherman was appointed to the command of the Department and Army of the Tennessee, and that Major General John A. Logan was appointed to the command of the 15th Army Corps. [Wikimedia Commons]

General Orders, No. 349 (U.S. War Department)

October 27, 1863

On October 27, 1863, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 349, announcing that Major General William T. Sherman was appointed to the command of the Department and Army of the Tennessee, and that Major General John A. Logan was appointed to the command of the 15th Army Corps.

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General Orders, No. 349.

War Dep’t, Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, October 27, 1863

By Direction of the President, Major General William T. Sherman is appointed to the command of the Department and Army of the Tennessee, Headquarters in the field, and Major General John A. Logan to the command of the 15th Army Corps.

By Order of the Secretary of War:

E.D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General

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  • Article Title General Orders, No. 349 (U.S. War Department)
  • Coverage October 27, 1863
  • Author
  • Keywords logan, sherman
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 27, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 11, 2021
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