Order Assigning Ulysses S. Grant to Command of the Armies of the U.S.

Executive Mansion,
Washington, D.C., March [10], 1864.

Under the authority of an act of Congress to revive the grade of lieutenant-general in the United States Army, approved February 29, 1864, Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. Army, is assigned to the command of the armies of the United States.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

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