June 19, 1863: Ord takes command.

Edward O.C. Ord

McClernand is out, and Ord takes command of the XIII Corps.

Official Records:


By order of Major General U. S. Grant:
[JNO. A. RAWLINS,]
Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,
HDQRS. THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 1.
near Vicksburg, June 19, 1863.

In obedience to Special Orders, Numbers 164, Headquarters Department of the Tennessee, near Vicksburg, June 18, 1863, the undersigned takes command of the Thirteenth Army Corps. Existing orders will continue in force unless otherwise directed.

E. O. C. ORD.

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