91st PA: Col Gregory's promotion

Col. Gregory's promotion to brevet Brigadier General

GENERAL ORDERS No. 55.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS, October 17, 1864.

The general commanding is pleased to make known to the command that the appointment of brigadier-general by brevet has been conferred by the President upon Col. E. M. Gregory, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Volunteers, and Col. James Gwyn, One hundred and eighteenth Pennsylvania volunteers, commanding, respectively, the Second and Third Brigades in the action of the 30th ultimo. These individual marks of distinction are not only worthily bestowed, but are evidence that the gallantry of our little command has been appreciated.

By command of Brigadier-General Griffin: GEO. MONTEITH, Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Official records series 1 volume 42 part 3 page 259]

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