They will be off tomorrow morning. All the balance of my forces are now moved.
Your Obt Servt
U. S. GRANT
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 88; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence.
Head Quarters, Army of the Ten.
Pittsburg, April 30th 1862
CAPT. A. C. KEMPER
A. A. GEN. DEPT. OF THE MISS.
Enclosed I forward an account similar to several that have been presented to me for approval, with my endorsement on it.
These accounts should be settled though my instructions given at Fort Donelson have not been complied with.
I would respectfully ask the Gen. Comd.g. what should be done with these accounts.
your obt. svt.
U. S. GRANT
ALS, DNA, RG 393, District of West Tenn., Letters Received. On April 30, 1862, Capt. John C. Kelton endorsed this letter. "The Med. Director St Louis will be ordered to pay all such accounts and hold the Med Officer who recd the property strictly accountable for it." AES, 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: 99.
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