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U.S. GRANT'S PROMOTION
TO GENERAL-IN-CHIEF
OF THE UNION ARMIES






        Executive Mansion,        
Washington, D. C.,    
March 10th 1864.

       
            Under the authority of the act

of Congress to revive the grade of Lieut-

enant General in the United States

Army, approved February 29th 1864,

Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant

U. S. Army is assigned to the command

of the armies of the United States.

        (S) Abraham Lincoln

       



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