Special Orders, No. 92 (Department of the Missouri)

December 25, 1861

On December 25, 1861, Major General Henry W. Halleck appointed Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis to command the Southwestern District of Missouri.

General Samuel Curtis Ryan, USA, Civil War

On December 25, 1861, Major General Henry W. Halleck appointed Brigadier General Samuel R. Curtis to command the Southwestern District of Missouri. Image Source: Library of Congress.

SPECIAL ORDERS,
No. 92.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,
Saint Louis, December 25, 1861

III. Brig. Gen. S. R. Curtis is assigned to the command of the Southwestern District of Missouri, including the country south of the Osage and west of the Meramec River.

By order of Major-General Halleck

J. C. KELTON,
Assistant Adjutant-General.

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  • Article Title Special Orders, No. 92 (Department of the Missouri)
  • Date December 25, 1861
  • Author
  • Keywords Halleck, Curtis. Department of the Missouri
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date April 21, 2024
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 24, 2024

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