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A. B. Dyer (search for this): chapter 19
l staff will be: Brevet Major-General E. D. Townsend, Adjutant-General. Brevet Major-General R. B. Marcy, Inspector-General. Brevet Major-General M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster-General. Brevet Major-General A. B. Eaton, Commissary-General Subsistence. Brevet Major-General J. K. Barnes, Surgeon-General. Brevet Major-General B. W. Brice, Paymaster-General. Brevet Major-General Joseph Holt, Judge Advocate-General. Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Brevet Major General A. B. Dyer, Chief of Ordnance. Brevet Brigadier-General A. J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer. His personal staff, Aids-de-Camp with the rank of Colonel from this date, will be: Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. McCoy, Second Lieutenant, Second Infantry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel L. M. Dayton, Captain, Seventh Cavalry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. Audenried, Captain, Sixth Cavalry. Brevet Brigadier-General C. B. Comstock, Major, Corps of Engineers. Brevet Brigadier-General Horace Po
M. C. Meigs (search for this): chapter 19
ulations having the force of law. Based upon the above order General Sherman issued the following: [General orders no. 12.] headquarters of the Army, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, March 8, 1869. By direction of the President of the United States, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Army of the United States. His general staff will be: Brevet Major-General E. D. Townsend, Adjutant-General. Brevet Major-General R. B. Marcy, Inspector-General. Brevet Major-General M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster-General. Brevet Major-General A. B. Eaton, Commissary-General Subsistence. Brevet Major-General J. K. Barnes, Surgeon-General. Brevet Major-General B. W. Brice, Paymaster-General. Brevet Major-General Joseph Holt, Judge Advocate-General. Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Brevet Major General A. B. Dyer, Chief of Ordnance. Brevet Brigadier-General A. J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer. His personal staff, Aids-de-Camp with the rank of
J. M. Schofield (search for this): chapter 19
f War, will be submitted by the General of the Army to the Secretary of War; and, in general, all orders from the President or Secretary of War to any portion of the army, line, or staff, will be transmitted through the General of the Army. J. M. Schofield, Secretary of War. By command of the General of the Army. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General. General Schofield, who expected to retire in a few days, did not care to make issue upon it, and contented himself with pointing outGeneral Schofield, who expected to retire in a few days, did not care to make issue upon it, and contented himself with pointing out that it violated or contravened some twenty-six express provisions of statute law, or regulations having the force of law. Based upon the above order General Sherman issued the following: [General orders no. 12.] headquarters of the Army, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, March 8, 1869. By direction of the President of the United States, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the Army of the United States. His general staff will be: Brevet Major-General E. D. Townsend
Harry Percy (search for this): chapter 19
d and chosen from the army itself, or fresh from West Point, and too commonly construe themselves into the élite, as made of better clay than the common soldier. Thus they separate themselves more and more from their comrades of the line, and in process of time realize the condition of that old officer of artillery, who thought the army would be a delightful place for a gentleman if it were not for the d—d soldier; or, better still, the conclusion of the young lord in Henry IV., who told Harry Percy (Hotspur) that but for these vile guns he would himself have been a soldier. This is all wrong; utterly at variance with our democratic form of government and of universal experience; and now that the French, from whom we had copied the system, have utterly prescribed it, I hope that our Congress will follow suit. General Sherman's own military history, however, will show that it was not until he attained the rank of brigadier-general that his antipathy to staff duty began. But fro
John A. Rawlins (search for this): chapter 19
between the parties concerned and the heads of the staff department or corps charged with their execution. W. T. Sherman, General On the 13th of March General Rawlins assumed the duties of Secretary of War, and among his first acts he called the attention of the President to the various violations of law involved in Sherman All orders and instructions relating to military operations, issued by the President or Secretary of War, will be issued through the General of the Army. John A. Rawlins, Secretary of War. By command of General Sherman. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General. The violations of law in General Sherman's Order No. 12,eporting and defending his disregard both of orders and the law. The facts upon which this statement is based will be found in his annual report for 1869. General Rawlins died September 6, following the issuing of General Order, No. 28, given above. General Sherman was assigned temporarily to the desk of the Secretary of War.
Willard Warner (search for this): chapter 19
moving from Atlanta on Hood, who had passed to its rear, Lieutenant-Colonel Warner, inspector-general on the staff, was appointed by the Gov field, Summerville, Ga., October 19, 1864. 1st. Lieutenant-Colonel Willard Warner, acting Inspector-General on the staff of this militamand of his new regiment. 2d. The General commanding thanks Colonel Warner for his most zealous and intelligent service during the past casional career. By order of Major-General W. T. Sherman. Colonel Warner was an able and gallant officer. As lieutenant-colonel of an OGeneral Sherman who would not gladly have exchanged places with Colonel Warner. They were for the most part, men who had volunteered for the of them, with the same opportunity, would have failed to follow Colonel Warner's example. In the nature of things it was impossible for manntry, and this was his new regiment. But, instead of following Colonel Warner's example, who went from inspector on the staff to the command
A. A. Humphreys (search for this): chapter 19
sumes command of the Army of the United States. His general staff will be: Brevet Major-General E. D. Townsend, Adjutant-General. Brevet Major-General R. B. Marcy, Inspector-General. Brevet Major-General M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster-General. Brevet Major-General A. B. Eaton, Commissary-General Subsistence. Brevet Major-General J. K. Barnes, Surgeon-General. Brevet Major-General B. W. Brice, Paymaster-General. Brevet Major-General Joseph Holt, Judge Advocate-General. Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Brevet Major General A. B. Dyer, Chief of Ordnance. Brevet Brigadier-General A. J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer. His personal staff, Aids-de-Camp with the rank of Colonel from this date, will be: Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. McCoy, Second Lieutenant, Second Infantry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel L. M. Dayton, Captain, Seventh Cavalry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. Audenried, Captain, Sixth Cavalry. Brevet Brigadier-General C. B. Comstock, Major,
William T. Sherman (search for this): chapter 19
or him the highest success in his professional career. By order of Major-General W. T. Sherman. Colonel Warner was an able and gallant officer. As lieutenanrtment, Washington city, March 5, 1869. By direction of the President General William T. Sherman will assume command of the Army of the United States. The Chte law, or regulations having the force of law. Based upon the above order General Sherman issued the following: [General orders no. 12.] headquarters of th heads of the staff department or corps charged with their execution. W. T. Sherman, General On the 13th of March General Rawlins assumed the duties of Secretjutant-General's office, dated March 8, 1869, except so much as directs General W. T. Sherman to assume command of the Army of the United States, is hereby rescindeds—he insisted upon being allowed to exercise that authority as if both law and commission read, under the direction and according to the pleasure of W. T. Sherman.
C. B. Comstock (search for this): chapter 19
eneral. Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Brevet Major General A. B. Dyer, Chief of Ordnance. Brevet Brigadier-General A. J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer. His personal staff, Aids-de-Camp with the rank of Colonel from this date, will be: Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. McCoy, Second Lieutenant, Second Infantry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel L. M. Dayton, Captain, Seventh Cavalry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. Audenried, Captain, Sixth Cavalry. Brevet Brigadier-General C. B. Comstock, Major, Corps of Engineers. Brevet Brigadier-General Horace Porter, Major, Ordnance Department. Brevet Brigadier-General F. T. Dent, Lieutenant-Colonel, Thirty-third Infantry. II. Generals commanding military departments, in addition to the duties heretofore required of them, will give their special atttention to the economical administration of all branches of the service within their command, whether of the line or staff, and to this end will exercise supervision an
J. C. Audenried (search for this): chapter 19
master-General. Brevet Major-General Joseph Holt, Judge Advocate-General. Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Brevet Major General A. B. Dyer, Chief of Ordnance. Brevet Brigadier-General A. J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer. His personal staff, Aids-de-Camp with the rank of Colonel from this date, will be: Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. McCoy, Second Lieutenant, Second Infantry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel L. M. Dayton, Captain, Seventh Cavalry. Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. C. Audenried, Captain, Sixth Cavalry. Brevet Brigadier-General C. B. Comstock, Major, Corps of Engineers. Brevet Brigadier-General Horace Porter, Major, Ordnance Department. Brevet Brigadier-General F. T. Dent, Lieutenant-Colonel, Thirty-third Infantry. II. Generals commanding military departments, in addition to the duties heretofore required of them, will give their special atttention to the economical administration of all branches of the service within their command, whether
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