her father so as to be near the children in future. If I am so situated that Julia and the children can join me during vacation, I will have them do so and would like you to come with them.
Fred will give you all the news.
U. S. GRANT.
Topeka State Journal, April 22, 1905.
From Culpeper C. H
Dated, Mch. 24 1864.
HON E M STANTON
I would like to have Genl L C Hunt's 2 orders changed and have him ordered to report to me for special duty.
I want him to make an inspection of the Department of Mo and Kansas with the view particularly of ascertaining if transportation & artillery horses cannot be taken from them to supply Troops taking the field & also to enable me to form a judgment if some of the Troops cannot be spared When the duty is performed I will assign him. Genl. Hunt is now here, and can be reached by telegraph to my Hd Qrs.
U. S. GRANT.
Telegram received, DNA, RG 107, Telegrams Collected (Bound); copies, ibid., RG 108, Letters Sent; DLC-USG, V, 45, 59. On March 10, 1864, USG telegraphed to Brig. Gen. Lewis C. Hunt. "If relieved from duty, come to Washn. by the twelfth (12) answer." Telegram received (press), DNA, RG 107, Telegrams Collected (Bound). Probably on March 11, Hunt's brother, Brig. Gen. Henry J. Hunt, telegraphed to USG. "Genl L. C. Hunt left for Washington this morning a despatch to Genl Casey would reach him immediately on his arrival at that place" ALS (telegram sent—undated), ibid., Telegrams Collected (Unbound). On March 14, Hunt, Washington, telegraphed to USG. "Your telegram to New Haven failed to reach me. —Arrived here, and found you gone—Will await your return, or Orders. —" ALS (telegram sent), ibid.; telegram re
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Publication information: Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: January 1 - May 31, 1864. Volume: 10. Contributors: John Y. Simon - Editor, Ulysses S. Grant - Author. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication year: 1982. Page number: 216.
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