Executive Order—General Orders: 44
HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
By direction of the President, Brigadier and Brevet Major-General Irvin McDowell is assigned to the command of the Department of the East.
The headquarters of the department will be transferred from Philadelphia to New York City.
By command of General Grant:
E. D. TOWNSEND,
Assistant Adjutant-General .
Andrew Johnson, Executive Order—General Orders: 44 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/202988