Memphis [June] 30th 
MAJ. GENL. HALLECK
I have no Engineer Officer to locate or direct the work of fortifying the City as directed. Can't you send one ?
U. S. GRANT
Telegram received, DNA, RG 94, Generals' Papers and Books, Telegrams Received by Gen. Halleck; copies, ibid., RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 88. See telegram to Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck, July 2, 1862.
BY TELEGRAPH FROM Memphis [June] 30th 186
To MAJ. GEN. HALLECK
There are 7 boats here that are ready & could be got in so in a few hours capable. The Q. M.s reports of carrying 5000 men : my force here is four Regts. of I[n]fy. numbering 1,879 men four batteries of Artillery 322 men: seven Cos. of Cav. 260 men: there is one Regt. of Infy. 429 men & 5 Cos. of Cav. 382 men at Germantown, 1 Regt. of Infy. of 525 men, 1 Compy. of Cav.  men at Bolivar—at Grand Junction, 3 Regts. of Infy. 1700 belonging to Wallaces Div—the only remaining Regts here would be Col. Slacks Regt. 699 men. Col. Fitch has hardly left the
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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: 176.
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