The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: January 1 - May 31, 1864 - Vol. 10

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Telegram, copies, DLC-USG, V, 34, 35; DNA, RG 393, Military Div. of the Miss., Letters Sent. O. R., I, xxxii, part 2, 494. On Feb. 26, 1864, Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield telegraphed to USG. "I think it would be wise to send here ten thousand bushels of Oats to the farmers for Seed. it is the only method by which we can get forage here in the summer. the farmers have the money to pay for the Oats please inform me if this can be done" Telegram received, DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Tenn., Telegrams Received; copies, ibid., Military Div. of the Miss., Telegrams Received; (2) ibid., Dept. of the Ohio, Telegrams Sent. O. R., I, xxxii, part 2, 473.


To Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas

Nashville February 29 '64

MAJ GENL GEO H THOMAS
CHATTANOOGA

What is to prevent the troops commencing immediately the work of reconstruction on the railroad from Chattanooga to Dalton?

The 10th Illinois Veterans are now here on their way to the front. There has always been difficulty between this Regiment and General Morgan since his promotion out of it. The good of the public service will be subserved by attaching this regiment to some other Division than that to which it now belongs. General Morgan I always regarded as a superior officer whilst he was with me but after an officers promotion from a regiment it has been my policy to seperate his command from that regiment Upon promotion being made after the fall of Fort Donelson I adopted this rule and believe it a good one. In the present case I know that it will relieve feelings that have existed more than a year.

U. S. GRANT
Major General

Telegram, copies, DLC-USG, V, 34, 35; DNA, RG 393, Military Div. of the Miss., Letters Sent; (entered as two separate telegrams) ibid., Dept. of the Cumberland, Telegrams Received. O. R., I, xxxii, part 2, 496. On Feb. 29, 1864, Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas telegraphed to USG. "General Morgan has so constantly and faithfully devoted himself to his old Brigade, and so often expressed the desire to me to keep it entire and as it was originally organized, and is withall so entirely devoted to his duties that I dislike to change his command. I have generally adopted the plan suggested by you in other cases, but have not in his case

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