General Orders, No. 207 (U.S. War Department) (December 17, 1862)

Updated: November 17, 2014

On December 17, 1862, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 207, appointing Major General Robert. C. Schenck to command the Middle Department and the 8th Army Corps.

General Orders, No. 207.

War Dep't, Adjutant General's Office
Washington, December 17, 1862

By direction of the President, Major General R.C. Schenck is appointed to command of the Middle Department, and the Eight Army Corps; Headquarters, Baltimore.

By Order of the Secretary of War:

E.D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General

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