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  2. General Orders for Sentries - Wikipedia

    General Orders for Sentries. Orders to Sentry is the official title of a set of rules governing sentry (guard or watch) duty in the United States Armed Forces. While any guard posting has rules that may go without saying ("Stay awake," for instance), these orders are carefully detailed and particularly stressed in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine ...

  3. General Order No. 11 (1862) - Wikipedia

    General Order No. 11 was a controversial Union Army order issued by Major-General Ulysses S. Grant on December 17, 1862 during the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War. The order expelled all Jews from Grant's military district, comprising areas of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky. Grant issued the order in an effort to reduce ...

  4. General Order No. 11 (1863) - Wikipedia

    General Order No. 11 is the title of a Union Army directive issued during the American Civil War on August 25, 1863, forcing the abandonment of rural areas in four counties in western Missouri. The order, issued by Union General Thomas Ewing, Jr. , affected all rural residents regardless of their allegiance.

  5. Lieber Code - Wikipedia

    The Lieber Code ( General Orders No. 100, April 24, 1863) was the military law that governed the wartime conduct of the Union Army by defining and describing command responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity; and the military responsibilities of the Union soldier fighting in the American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 26 ...

  6. General order - Wikipedia

    A general order, in military and paramilitary organizations, is a published directive, originated by a commander and binding upon all personnel under his or her command.

  7. Military order (instruction) - Wikipedia

    General orders, according to the United States Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, are: Permanent instructions, issued in order form, that apply to all members of a command, as compared with special orders, which affect only individuals or small groups.

  8. Commanding generalship of Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia

    Protecting Grant, Congress passed the Command of the Army Act, attached to an army appropriation bill, preventing his removal or relocation, and forcing Johnson to pass orders through Grant, the general in chief. Republicans gained majorities in all 11 states, and African Americans were elected to Congress and high state offices.

  9. Command hierarchy - Wikipedia

    In sociology, command hierarchy is seen as the most visible element of a "power network." [citation needed] In this model, social capital is viewed as being mobilized in response to orders that move through the hierarchy leading to the phrase "command and control". [3]