of Brigadier General William H. L. Wallace's death." Copies, ibid.,
RG 107, Telegrams Collected (Unbound); ibid., RG 94, Letters Sent; ibid.,
RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; DLC-USG, V, 7. On Aug. 9, USG
telegraphed to Townsend. "Genl Wallace died eight 8. o'clock P. M. on the
tenth 10th. of April." Telegram received, DNA, RG 94, Letters Received; ibid.,
RG 107, Telegrams Received (Bound, Press); copies, ibid., RG 393, USG Hd.
Qrs. Correspondence; DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 88. 12.
Capt. William McMichael was captured at Shiloh. See Isabel Wallace, Life & Letters of General W. H. L. Wallace (Chicago, 1909), pp. 213-15.
William Le Baron Jenney of Mass., engineer and architect, was appointed
capt. and aide-de-camp on Aug. 19, 1861, and assigned to work on the fortifica-
tions at Cairo.
William Kossak, born in Prussia, served as 1st lt., 5th Mo., until appointed
capt. and aide-de-camp on Aug. 19, 1861.
On April 8, 1862, Rawlins described the battle of Shiloh in a letter to his
mother. James Harrison Wilson, The Life of John A. Rawlins ( New York, 1916),
On April 11, Capt. William S. Hillyer described his role at the battle of
Shiloh in a letter to his wife. USGA Newsletter, I, 2 (Jan., 1964), 10-13.
George G. Pride served on USG's staff as vol. aide-de-camp for many
months after Shiloh without holding a U. S. Army commission. See letter to Maj.
Gen. Henry W. Halleck, Oct. 5, 1862. On Feb. 15, Pride wrote to Lt. Col. James
Totten stating that since the governor of Mo. had appointed him a staff officer
with permission to offer his services in the field, he wished to join the staff of
Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck. "For past eight years my time has been fully
occupied in Railroad Construction, principally Bridge Building in some of the
Southern States—" ALS, DNA, RG 94, Staff Papers, George G. Pride.
Medical reports concerning Shiloh are in The Medical and Surgical History
of the War of the Rebellion (Washington, 1870-88), I, part 1, appendix, 29-33,
See letter to Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard, April 9, 1862.