order them up also. Nothing is to be left at that point." Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 86; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent.
Head Quarters, Dist of West. Tenn.
Pittsburg, April 18th 1862.
BRIG. GEN. S. A. HURLBUT,
COMMDG 4TH DIVISION.
You will please hold your command in readiness to move tomorrow morning to a position in front of Gen. Wallace's Division.
A guide will be sent to indicate the point where you are to encamp. Immediately on getting your new position, you will have roads and all necessary bridges made to communicate freely with Pittsburgh Landing, and to the fronton the main Corinth road.
I am, Gen, Very Respectfully,
Your Obt Servant.
U. S. GRANT.
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 86; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent. On April 19, 1862, Brig. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut wrote to Maj. John A. Rawlins. "In obedience to Orders by Letter from the Major Genl—My command will be ready to move to new position at ½ past 8 this morning. If it be deemed advisable to delay this movement on account of the Weather & roads will you advise me before that hour." ALS, ibid., 16th Army Corps, Miscellaneous Papers. On the same day, Rawlins endorsed this letter. "You need not move to-day. The weather may be more favorable tomorrow" ES, ibid.
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Publication information: Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April 1 - August 31, 1862. Volume: 5. Contributors: John Y. Simon - Editor, Ulysses S. Grant - Author. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication year: 1973. Page number: 59.
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