General quartermaster

General quartermaster (heneralnyi oboznyi). Title of the head of the General Officer Staff in the Hetman state, who also commanded the army artillery and was responsible for army munitions, supplies, and transport. As the highest official after the hetman, he served as chief executive during an interregnum, as acting hetman, and, on occasion, as the hetman's special foreign envoy. He also managed all military affairs in the General Military Chancellery.




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