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

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other opportunity of seeing her unless you and Mrs. Hillyer should keep house together. I expect Mr. H. will be at home by the time you get this.

ULYS.

ALS, DLC-USG.

1.
On July 23, 1862, Col. T. Lyle Dickey, chief of cav., had been sent on an inspection trip. See telegram to Brig. Gen. William S. Rosecrans, July 23, 1862. On Aug. 11, Dickey reported the results of the inspection to USG. ALS, DNA, RG 393, District of West Tenn., Letters Received. In a letter to his daughters on Aug. 27, Dickey said that he had been making various inspection trips. ALS, Wallace-Dickey Papers, IHi.
2.
On Aug. 4, Col. William S. Hillyer telegraphed to USG from Columbus, Ky., that he was enroute to Corinth. Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received. On Aug. 12, the Memphis Bulletin reported that Hillyer had returned to Memphis. Memphis Bulletin, Aug. 12, 1862.
3.
On July 4, Col. George P. Ihrie, New York, had written to U. S. Repre- sentative Elihu B. Washburne asking whether USG would be called to Wash- ington, D. C., and emphasizing that such a "fighting General" should not be shelved. ALS, DLC-Elihu B. Washburne. On Aug. 19, Ihrie, Columbus, Ky., telegraphed to USG. "Been stuck two days on a bar and missed connection today. Will reach you tomorrow the lord willing. Can I bring anything for you Genl McClellan and his entire army are leaving front of Richmond & coming down James River" Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received.
4.
On Aug. 11, Maj. John A. Rawlins issued Special Orders No. 160 direct- ing Capt. William R. Rowley to conduct "all prisoners" at Corinth to Alton, Ill. DS, ibid., RG 94, Special Orders, District of West Tenn.; copies, ibid., RG 393, USG Special Orders; DLC-USG, V, 15, 16, 82, 87.
5.
See telegram to Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck, Aug. 20, 1862.
6.
Probably Frances Dent Gwinn. See letter to Julia Dent Grant, May 10, 1861.
7.
Joseph W. White. See letter to Julia Dent Grant, May 10, 1861.
8.
Ellen Dent Sharp, sister-in-law of USG.

To Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand

BY TELEGRAPH FROM U. S. Grants Head Q. R.s. [Aug. 19] 186[2]

TO GEN MACLERNAND

if you can spare the services

Capt Prime 1 Chief Engineer would like to have the Services of Capt Frendman 2 for a short

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