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

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be changed. The command has no wagon train except the regimental teams of thirteen wagons to a regiment.

U. S. GRANT.

O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 355. On Aug. 16, 1862, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell telegraphed to USG. "I apprehend that I have not strongly enough urged upon you the importance of the immediate presence of the troops that are to come here, & in as great force as possible, they will not be to soon if they come by forced marches, they should by all means not cross at Decatur, but at Eastport except those that may already be near Tuscumbia. please let me know where & when they will cross. I hope you will press this matter." Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received; copy, ibid., Dept. of the Ohio, Telegrams Sent. O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 345. On Aug. 17, Buell telegraphed to USG. "My Dispatches to you have two or three times been delayed over night because operators beyond Decatur could not be raised" Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received; copy, ibid., Dept. of the Ohio, Telegrams Sent. O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 355. On Aug. 17, Mark D. Crain, telegraph operator at Corinth, wrote to USG. "We have only two operators here that are capable of doing work at present. we are both on all day & have been closing the office at 12 oclock at night. I am always on hand at 4 in the morning our new supt will be here tonight & also another operator" ALS, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received. On Aug. 17, Buell again telegraphed to USG. "When will the Divisions be at the points designated to cross and where will they cross?" Copy, ibid., Dept. of the Ohio, Telegrams Sent. O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 355. On Aug. 17, Buell telegraphed to USG. "If Paines Division has passed Tuscumbia, please let it come on & cross at Decatur otherwise let it cross at Tuscumbia I should like particularly to have that Division, it may be here in good time." Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received; copy, ibid., Dept. of the Ohio, Telegrams Sent. O. R., I, xvi, part 2, 356.


To Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand

Head Quarters, Dist. of West Ten.
Corinth, August 17th 1862

MAJ. GEN. J. A. MCCLERNAND
COMD. G AT JACKSON TEN.
GEN.

I have just had an interview with Dr. Crittenden 1 who has been sent here by your order. He seems to be a man of that class denominated dangerous, and should not be allowed to enter any of our camps, and by no means should he ever have been permitted to pass over our lines of communication.

I cannot find that your communication in this case has ever

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