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The Daily Dispatch: July 28, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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Later from the North.exchange of prisoners agreed upon. Gen. Halleck Commander-in-chief--Infamous order of Gen. Pope. We have received New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore papers to the 24th inst. The news by them is important. The fact of Gen. Halleck's appointment to the post of Commander-in-Chief of the land forces of the United States is thus officially announced: Executive Manson, July 11, 1862. Ordered, That Major-General Henry W. Hallock be assigned to the command of the whole land forces of the United States, as General-in-Chief, and that he repair to this capital so soon as he can with safety to the positions and operations within the Department now under his special charge. Abraham Lincoln. The following is a sketch of the new Commander by the New York Herald: The New Federal Commander-in-chief. Henry Wager Halleck is one the four Major-Generals who were first appointed in 1861 to that rank in the United States army. Gen. Halleck is
issued an order which will cause much distress in the cities of Virginia, which are in the occupation of Federal troops. Its practical of feet is to send from their homes all citizens who refuse to take the oath of allegiance to the United States Government, and thus leave their families helpless in the hands of a brutal and licentious soldiery. Its execution has already, it is believed been commenced in Fredericksburg, and six prominent citizens have been arrested. The appointment of Gen. Hallock as Commander-in-Chief of the land forces of the United States is officially announced. It will be observed that the order is dated July 11th. immediately after the return of Lincoln from his visit to McClellan. The "patriotic" 12 month's volunteers, under the proclamation of the Governor of Pennsylvania will not be received by the Federal authorities, for a less time than three years. So all that recruiting goes for nothing. Gen. T. F. Meagher is in New York to recruit his "noble li