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

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To Brig. Gen. John A. McClernand
Head Quarters, Dist. S. E. Mo.
Cairo, Sept. 14th 1861
GEN.

The steamer John Galt 1 being necessary for the use of this post I would advise that the prisoners aboard of her be disposed of on shore and the steamer chartered for our use.

Respectfully
Your Obt. Svt.
U. S. GRANT
Brig. Gen. Com. Dist.
To Brig. Gen. J. A. McClernand
Comd.g Cairo & Birds Point.
ALS, McClernand Papers, IHi.
1.
See letter to Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont, Sept. 18, 1861.
To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont
Head Quarters Dist S. E. Mo
Cairo Ills Sept 15, 1861
TO MAJ GENL JOHN C. FREMONT
ST Louis Mo

Your dispatch just recd, the 24th Ills Regt is at Fort Holt, the 19th Regt Ills at Fort Jefferson.

They will be dispatched at once

U S GRANT
Brigr Genl Comdg

Telegram, copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 78, VIA, 1; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; ibid., Western Dept., Telegrams. On Sept. 15, 1861, Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont telegraphed to USG. "Embark with as little delay as pos

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