The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: December 9, 1862 - March 31, 1863 - Vol. 7

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To Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck

Memphis Tenn
Jany 15th 12 30 a m 1863

MAJ GEN H W. HALLECK
GEN IN CHIEF

I will send McArthur's Division (all I have transports for) immediately to join the Expedition on Vicksburg. Send Logans in a few days and hold Quimby ready to embark when called for— abandon the Rail Road north from Jackson at once and move the Machine Shop and public Stores from that place here and hold all the troops from Grand Junction toward the Rail Road to Corinth in readiness to be placed on the line from here east. I will go down and take McPherson leaving Hamilton to command & carry out instructions for those changes in the Old District of West Tennessee.

U. S. GRANT M. G.

Telegram received, DNA, RG 107, Telegrams Collected (Bound); ibid., Telegrams Collected (Unbound); copies, ibid., Telegrams Received in Cipher; ibid., RG 393, Dept. of the Tenn., Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; DLC-USG, V, 5, 8, 24, 88. O. R., I, xvii, part 2, 564.

On Jan. 15, 1863, Lt. Col. John A. Rawlins issued Special Orders No. 15 implementing these plans. Copies, DLC-USG, V, 26, 27; DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Tenn., Special Orders; ibid., General and Special Orders; (incomplete) MiU-C. O. R., I, xvii, part 2, 565-66.


To Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson

Memphis Jany 15, 1863

GEN MCPHERSON
LAGRANGE

Direct Logan to move to Memphis at once. There will be no necessity for a forced march however as there are not transports yet to move him,

I have now determined that you shall accompany. me and will

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