BY TELEGRAPH FROM Corinth [Aug. 3] 1861 
TO GEN A JOHNSON GOVR
Lieut J M Jones 1 who is recruiting a company tore up his instructions to prevent them falling into the hands of Guerrillas wants new ones supplied here
U S GRANT
Telegram received, DLC-Andrew Johnson. On Aug. 9, 1862, Governor Andrew Johnson telegraphed to USG. "Lieut J. M. Jones has authority to recruit a company for the first Tenn. Regt. governors guards & to bring them to this place. Please give him what facilityes you can" Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received. On Aug. 17, Johnson telegraphed to USG. "Please direct Lt Jones to bring his recruits to Nashville without delay also please give them transportation to Louisville I thank you for your kind offer of Cooperation" Telegram received, ibid. ; copy, DLC-Andrew Johnson.
Corinth Aug 6th 
GEN L THOMAS A. G.
Govrs of states are sending permits for soldiers to raise companies. Can furloughs be given in such cases? while I would approve of promotion of soldiers to new companies I disapprove of further measures to deplete our thinned ranks.
U. S. GRANT
Telegram received, DNA, RG 107, Telegrams Collected (Bound); copies, ibid., Telegrams Received (Press); (dated Aug. 7, 1862) ibid., RG 393, USG Hd.
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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: 265.
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