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

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Letters Received. On Aug. 5, USG endorsed the letter to hd. qrs., Dept. of the Miss. "Respectfully forwarded to Head Quarters of the Dept. and urgently recommended. If there is any difficulty about finding troops with which to releive this battalion there are in this command a number of Illinois regiments that have been so reduced in numbers by battles and diseas that, by being sent to Alton, would be near home where they could fill up their thined ranks, and could proffitably be spared for this purpose." AES, ibid. On Aug. 20, Maj. Nathaniel H. McLean telegraphed to USG. "On three occasions General Halleck has ordered the eight organized companies of the 13th Infantry at Alton, Illinois, to be relieved and sent into the field. He now directs that you do it immediately." Copy, ibid., RG 393, Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Sent. On Aug. 23, McLean issued Special Orders No. 308 ordering USG to send a suitable regt. or battalion to Alton to relieve the 13th U. S. Inf., whereupon the 13th U. S. Inf. was to proceed to Memphis. Copies, ibid., RG 94, Orders and Circulars, Dept. of the Miss.; ibid., RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence. On Aug. 29, Sherman received orders from USG to carry out Special Orders No. 308, Dept. of the Miss. Ibid., Records of the 15th Army Corps, Register of Letters Received. On Aug. 27, Sherman telegraphed to USG. "Five 5 compains of cavalry in from Bolivar encountered nothing on the road all very well here seventy seven 77th Ohio ordered to Alton to releive the 13th Infantry—" Telegram received, ibid., Dept. of the Mo., Telegrams Received.

On Sept. 6, Sherman telegraphed to USG. "Dispatch of Aug first about a battallion 13th Infty was duly rec'd I sent the 77th Ohio to Alton & expect hourly the battallion of 13th Infty I had not heard from it although by the Newspapers I know the 77th had reached Alton I am this moment in receipt of a dispatch from Genl Boyle Louisville—Genl in Chief has ordered Genl Grangers division here. Where is it! How will it come ? will light draft boats be needed can you hurry it up. forces much needed will you please answer—GENL BOYLE" Telegram received, ibid.


To Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck

Head Qrs General Grant 9.15 a m [Aug. ] 22d [1862]

MAJ GENL HALLECK.
GENL,

Colonel Mason with portion of the 71st Ohio surrendered Clarksville to the Guerillas. Prisoners were parolled & sent down the River. I ordered them to Benton Barracks 1 I have put forts Donelson & Henry under Command of Col Lowe & have ordered Six (6) Companies of Infantry to reinforce him 2

U. S. GRANT
Maj Genl

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