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GENERAL ORDERS No

General Orders No. 10.

WAR DEPARTMENT,
ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington, January 26, 1865.

 

The following resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives is published for the information of all concerned:

Public resolution, No. 6.--A resolution to present the thanks of Congress to Bvt. Maj. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, and the officers and men under his command.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the thanks of Congress are hereby presented to Bvt. Maj. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, and to the officers and men under his command, for the unsurpassed gallantry and skill exhibited by them in the attack upon Fort Fisher, and the brilliant and decisive victory by which that important work has been captured from the rebel forces and placed in the possession and under the authority of the United States; and for their long and faithful services and unwavering devotion to the cause of the country in the midst of the greatest difficulties and dangers.

SEC. 2. And be it further resolved, That the President of the United States be, and he hereby is, requested to communicate this resolution to General Terry, and through him to the officers and soldiers under his command.

Approved January 24, 1865.

By order of the Secretary of War:

 E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

 

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