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

By John Y. Simon; Ulysses S. Grant | Go to book overview

be compelled

to divert from the Miss. river expedition a large portion of my forces on account of the existance of these roads. If these bridges can be destroyed it would be a heavy blow to the enemy and of much service to us.

I have directed six hundred men, armed with rifles, to go up on transports to Delta, leaving here to-morrow to act as Marines to the expedition. 2 Have also ordered the regiment spoken of this morning to report at Steamer Magnolia at 10 a. m. to-morrow to join your service.

Respectfully &c.
U. S. GRANT
Maj. Gen. Com

P. S. I have directed the troops sent with the Yazoo expedition to take fifteen days rations with them.

U. S. G.

ALS, DNA, RG 45, Correspondence of David D. Porter, Mississippi Squadron, General Letters (Press). O. R., I, xxiv, part 3, 36; O. R. (Navy), I, xxiv, 249-50.

1.
Probably a reference to Fort Pemberton, near Greenwood, Miss.
2.
See letter to Commanding Officer, Yazoo Expedition, Feb. 7, 1863.

To Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman

Head Quarters, Dept. of the Ten.
Before Vicksburg, Feb. 6th 1863.

MAJ. GEN. W. T. SHERMAN
COMD. G 15TH ARMY CORPS,
GEN.

Detail the regiment of which we were speaking last evening for service on the Gunboats. Let them report here at 10 a. m. to-morrow with one officer to each comp.y. The balance of the officers can be put on any detached service you may desire.

You may also detail about six hundred men to go up the river to-morrow on the Yazoo expedition. As the Gunboats to be used

-289-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: December 9, 1862 - March 31, 1863 - Vol. 7
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 588

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.