Sackets Harbor N. Y.
March 28th 1849
I have just recieved yours of the 23d inst. informing me that I have given Lt. P. Andrews 2d Art.y credit for 100$ on my accounts for 2d quarter 1848. The name should read 1st Lieut. Geo. P. Andrews 3d Artillery.
|I am Gen|
|Yr. Obt. Svt.|
|U. S. GRANT|
|1st Lt. 4th Inf.y|
|A. A. C. S.|
|To Gen Geo. Gibson|
|Com.y Gen. Sub.|
ALS, DNA, RG 217, Third Auditor's Account number 8905. On March 23, 1849, Bvt. Maj. Gen. George Gibson had written to USG. "On the examination of your account 2d. quarter .48 it is observed that you credit Lt. P. Andrews 2d Art: an officer unknown to this Dept. and whose name does not appear on the Official Army Register with $100, you will therefore as early as practicable furnish this office with the correct name of the officer from whom you received the money." Copy, DNA, RG 192, Letters Sent. Bvt. Maj. George P. Andrews of N. C., USMA 1845, was regt. q.m. for the 3rd Art.
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Publication information: Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: 1837-1861. Volume: 1. Contributors: John Y. Simon - Editor. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication year: 1967. Page number: 182.
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