General Orders, No. 236 (U.S. War Department) (July 28, 1864)

Updated: November 26, 2014

On July 28, 1864, the U.S. War Department issued General Orders, No. 236, announcing that Ulysses S. Grant replaced William F. Smith with Edward Ord as commander of the 18th Army Corps.

General Orders, No. 236

War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Washington, July
28, 1864

The following orders of Lieutenant General Grant are approved by the President:

HEADQUARTERS, ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

City Point, Virginia, July 19, 1864.

Special Orders, No. 62.                                                                       

[ Extract. ]

IV.. Subject to the approval of the President, Major General W. F. SMITH is hereby relieved from the command of the 18th Army Corps, and will proceed to New York city and await further orders. His personal staff will accompany him.

HEADQUARTERS, ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES,

City Point, Virginia, July 21, 1864.

Special Orders, No. 64

[ Extract. ]

I.. Subject to the approval of the President, Major General E. O. C. ORD, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command of the 18th Army Corps, and will relieve Brigadier General J. H. MARTINDALE, temporarily commanding.

II.. Subject to the approval of the President, Major General D. B. BIRNEY, U. S. Volunteers, is assigned to the command of the 10th Army Corps, and will relieve Brigadier General A. H. TERRY, temporarily commanding.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E.D. TOWNSEND,
Assistant Adjutant General
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