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.
|Your Obt Servt|
|U S GRANT|
|Brig Genl Com|
|To Brigd Genl C. F. Smith|
|Comdg U S troops|
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 78; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent.
Head Quarters Dist S. E. Mo|
Cairo Sept 22d 1861|
In pursuance of Telegraphic instructions received from Head QuartersWestern Dept. 1 you will proceed with the Gun Boat Lexington from here and Conestoga from Paducah, to
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Publication information: Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: April-September 1861. Volume: 2. 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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