The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April-September 1861 - Vol. 2

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credits the decision to march to Ill. Q. M. John Wood, but the earlier news story and USG's statement in his Memoirs, I, 246-47, show that it was USG's decision. In 1866, USG reported to the Ill. AG. "I thought for the purpose of discipline and speedy efficiency for the field it would be well to march the regiment across the country instead of transporting by rail." ADS, ICHi. See Galena Gazette, July 8, 1861. The march began on July 3.

General Orders No. 22
July 2nd 1861.
GEN ORDER NO 22

On Wendesday morning at the beating of the Assembly, in front of the Guard House the Guards will join their respective Companies. All nesessary clothing will be packed in knapsacks and Blankets Rolled and Strapped. The following duty is assigned to each Company whilst en route for Quincy. Company "A" will form the Guard and march in rear of the Waggons on Wednesday Compy B will do Camp Guard duty Wednesday night and march in rear of the Waggons Thursday. Compy "C" will do camp Guard Duty Thursday night and march in rear of the Waggons Friday. Comp "D" will do camp Guard duty Friday night and march in rear of the Waggons Saturday. Comp "E" will do Camp Guard Duty Saturday night and camp Guard Sunday. Compy F will do Camp Guard duty Sunday night and march in rear of Waggons Monday. Compy G will do Camp guard duty monday night and march in rear of Waggons Tuesday. Comp H will do camp duty Tuesday night and march in rear of Waggons Wednesday. Compy I will do Camp Guard duty Wednesday night and march in rear of Waggons Thursday. Compy K will do Camp Guard duty Thu[rs]day night and march in rear of Waggons Friday.

No Officers

men, will be allowed to leave camp after Tuesday Evening.

U S GRANT Col Com 21st Regt
Copy, DNA, RG 94, 21st Ill., Order Book.

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