The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April 1 - August 31, 1862 - Vol. 5

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To Brig. Gen. William Nelson

Head Quarters, Dist of West. Tenn.
Savanna, April 3rd 1862.

GEN. WM NELSON
COMMDG. 4TH DIVISION
BUELL'S ARMY.

Your advance has arrived here. All difficulties in our neighborhood will be remedied before your arrival.

I am &c U. S. GRANT,
Major Genl. Commdg.

Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 9, 86; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent. O. R., I, x, part 2, 89.


To Commanding Officer, Paducah, Ky.

Head Quarters, Dist of West. Tenn.
Savanna, April 3rd 1862.

COMMDG OFFICER
PADUCAH, KY.

We are entirely out of coal here. Please send some at once.

U. S. GRANT.
Major. Genl.

Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 86; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent. On April 3, 1862, Col. Joseph D. Webster wrote to the q. m. or master of transportation, Paducah. "Please forward at once to this place a supply of Coal, as the supply is exhausted, and the want is, or course urgent. Send at once as much as you can by one tow boat." Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 86; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent.

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