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

By John Y. Simon | Go to book overview

dispossable means can afford. Should the alarm prove false you will return imediately and report.

U. S. GRANT
Brigd Genl Comdg
To Lieut Phelps
Comdg Gun Boat Constago

Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 78; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent. O. R., I, iii, 148; O. R. (Navy), I, xxii, 310. Lt. S. Ledyard Phelps, in command of the gunboats Tyler, Lexington, and Conestoga, arrived at Cairo on Aug. 12, 1861. Ibid., p. 299. Later he commanded the Conestoga.

To Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives
Cairo Sept 5, 1861
SIR

I regret to inform you that Confederate forces in Considerable numbers have invaded the teritory of Kentucky, and are occupying & fortifying strong positions at Hickman & Chalk Bluffs. 1

Yours &c
U. S. GRANT
Brigd Genl U. S. A

To Speaker House of Representatives 2
Frankfort Ky

Telegram, copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 78; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent.
O. R., I, iii, 166; ibid., I, lii, part 1, 188. Printed in the Journal of the House of
Representatives of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
(Frankfort, 1861), I, 49, for
Sept. 5, 1861, as addressed "To Speaker of House and President of Senate." On
Sept. 6, 1861, Maj. Joseph H. Eaton wrote to USG. "I am directed by Major
General Fremont to inform you that Brigade and other Commanders are not to
correspond with State or other high authorities, in matters pertaining to any
branch of the public service, either in initiating such correspondence or in reply-
ing thereto. All such subjects are to be submitted to the Major General Com-
manding the Department for his information and action, by telegraph if of im-
mediate importance, otherwise by regular course of mail." Copies, DLC-USG, V,
4, 5, 7, 8, 81; DNA, RG 393, Western Dept., Letters Sent ( Press) ; ibid., Letters
Sent by Gen. Frémont; ibid., USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence. O. R., I, lii, part 1,
189.

-189-

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: April-September 1861 - Vol. 2
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
/ 399

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.