The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April 1 - August 31, 1862 - Vol. 5

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a means of affording occasional communication by rail along this line, but little injury as I am informed is done to this portion of the Rail Road" ALS, DNA, RG 393, District of West Tenn., Letters Received. On the same day, McClernand telegraphed the substance of this letter to USG. Telegram received, ibid., Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received; copies, McClernand Papers, IHi.

To Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis

BY TELEGRAPH FROM Corinth [Aug. 7] 186[2]

TO MAJ GEN S R CURTIS CAIRO
GEN.

Telegraph Gen Halleck yet nominally commanding the Department for authority to move seige guns to Helena I do not like to authorize the removal of siege guns to that point not knowing his views about fortifying it & my own approving it

U S GRANT
Maj Genl

Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Army of the Southwest, Telegrams Received. On Aug. 6, 1862, Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis, Cairo, telegraphed to USG. "There are Eight (8) Siged guns at Birds Point and Seventeen (17) light Quincy two pounders at Paducah which you have ordered to be mooved I would like to have them for use in my command if you do not need them I think Genl Shermans guns have gone down." Telegram received, ibid., Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received; copies, ibid., Dept. of the Mo., Army of the Southwest, Letters Sent; Curtis Papers, IaHA.

On Aug. 5, Brig. Gen. William K. Strong, Cairo, telegraphed to USG. "There are eight 32 pounder seige Guns at Bird's point that ought to be removed please direct me to what point to send them" Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received. On Aug. 6, Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand telegraphed to USG. "There are twenty three 23 pieces of woodruffs small Cannon at Paducah The same belonged to the Sixth Ills Cavalry. if you say so I will send for them or part of them." Telegram received, ibid. ; copies, McClernand Papers, IHi. On Aug. 6, Strong telegraphed to USG. "Steamers and men have been dispatched to bring Goverment property from Paducah Maj Gen Curtiss is here from Helena. Says he is going to fortify Helena & would be glad to have four or six of the 32 Pounders cannon sent him from Birds Point if Genl Sherman does not want them all at Memphis We have at Paducah seventeen mounted eight battery peices about 2 Pounders capital for scouts & reconnoisance in rough countries. three or four men can haul them anywhere rapidly if need be. Genl Curtiss wants you to spare him seven of them Shall I send them to him"

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