To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith
Head Quarters Dist S E Mo|
Cairo Sept 22 1861|
In persuance of instuctions just received from Head Quarters
Dept of the west,
1 I send you three Heavy Guns to be put in
position at Smithland Ky.
I am also directed to notify Capt Noble of the Cavelry to
report to you. He should be at Fort Massic
2 and orders accompanny this
3 to that affect
Very Respectfully |
Your Obt Servt |
U S GRANT |
Brig Genl Com |
To Brigd Genl C. F. Smith |
Comdg U S troops |
Paducah Ky |
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 78; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent.
See telegram to Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont, Sept. 22, 1861.
Fort Massac, on the Ill. shore of the Ohio River about ten miles below
See telegram to Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont, Sept. 22, 1861, note 2.
To Capt. Andrew H. Foote
Head Quarters Dist S. E. Mo|
Cairo Sept 22d 1861|
In pursuance of Telegraphic instructions received from Head
Quarters Western Dept.
1 you will proceed with the
Gun Boat Lexington from here and Conestoga from Paducah, to
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Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April-September 1861.
Contributors: John Y. Simon - Editor.
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press.
Place of publication: Carbondale, IL.
Publication year: 1969.
Page number: 298.
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