War Between the States

Army Corps

Major Generals McCook & Crittenden are relieved from duty pending an investigation of their conduct in battle!


4 x 6 1/2, imprint.

War Department
Adjutant General's Office
Washington, D.C., September 28, 1863

General Orders
No. 322

I..The President of the United States directs that the 20th and 21st Army Corps be consolidated and called the 4th Army Corps, and that Major General Gordon Granger be the commander of this consolidated Corps.

II..It is also directed that a Court of Inquiry be convened, the detail to be hereafter made, to inquire and report upon the conduct of Major Generals McCook and Crittenden, in the battles of the 19th and 20th inst. These officers are relieved from duty in the Department of the Cumberland, and will repair to Indianapolis, Indiana, reporting their arrival, by letter, to the Adjutant General of the Army.

By Order Of The Secretary Of War:
E.D. Townsend
Assistant Adjutant General

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