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

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To Capt. Chauncey McKeever

BY TELEGRAPH FROM Cairo Sept 30 1861

To CAPT C MCKEEVER
AAG

Our pickets were attacked today below Norfolk. A Rebel mortally wounded reports Pillow Twenty Thousand moving on Mayfield. We are threatened toards Charleston.

U. S. GRANT
Brig Gen

Telegram received (punctuation added), DNA, RG 94, War Records Office, Dept. of the Mo. ; copies, ibid., RG 393, Western Dept., Telegrams; DLC-USG, VIA, 1. O. R., I, iii, 510. On Sept. 30, 1861, Capt. Chauncey McKeever telegraphed to USG. "The 10th Iowa leaves here this evening for Cape Girardeau." Copies, DNA, RG 393, Western Dept., Telegrams; ibid., USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, VIA, 1. On Oct. 1, Col. John T. Fiala telegraphed to Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont. "Gen Grant reports under yesterdays date that Gen Smith is threatened from Maysville—Have telegraphed Smith & Grant to report immediately the extent of danger. No reply yet. Cape Girardeau is reinforced. Two regts. more are ready for Cairo if necessary. Two gun boats are between Cairo & Paducah a third one is on the way. I think the movement against Norfolk a mere demonstration. If Grant & Smith support each other, neither need be to much exposed." Copy, DNA, RG 393, Western Dept., Telegrams. See telegram to Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith, Sept. 30, 1861.

To Brig. Gen. John A. McClernand
Head Quarters, Dist. S. E. Mo.
Cairo, Sept. 30th 1861
GEN.

Myself and Staff purpose going to Paducah to-day and closing the office entirely during our absence. I notify you that you may take entire charge of this post, and the enemy around.

Should any troops arrive during the day will you be kind

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

Table of contents

  • The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant *
  • Ulysses S. Grant Association *
  • Contents *
  • Foreword xiii
  • Preface xv
  • Introduction xxi
  • Editorial Procedure xxv
  • Chronology - April-September, 1861 xxix
  • To Frederick Dent 3
  • To Jesse Root Grant 6
  • To Julia Dent Grant 9
  • To Richard Yates 12
  • To Mary Grant 13
  • To Julia Dent Grant 15
  • To Jesse Root Grant 17
  • To Julia Dent Grant 19
  • To Jesse Root Grant 20
  • To Julia Dent Grant 23
  • To Julia Dent Grant 25
  • To Julia Dent Grant 26
  • Orders 29
  • To Julia Dent Grant 30
  • To Julia Dent Grant 32
  • To Col. Thomas S. Mather 34
  • To Bvt. Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 35
  • To Jesse Root Grant 37
  • To Julia Dent Grant 37
  • To Julia Dent Grant 38
  • To Julia Dent Grant 40
  • To Julia Dent Grant 42
  • Orders No. 7 45
  • Orders No. 8 46
  • Orders No. 9 47
  • Orders No. 10 47
  • Orders No. 14 48
  • Orders No. 13 49
  • To Julia Dent Grant 49
  • Orders No. 14 52
  • To Julia Dent Grant 52
  • Orders No. 16 54
  • Orders No. 17 55
  • Orders No. 18 56
  • Orders No. 19 56
  • General Orders No. 22 57
  • To Col. Thomas S. Mather 58
  • Orders 58
  • To Julia Dent Grant 59
  • Orders No. 23 61
  • General Orders No. 24 62
  • To Brig. Gen. John Pope 64
  • To Brig. Gen. John Pope 65
  • To Julia Dent Grant 69
  • To Brig. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut 71
  • To Julia Dent Grant 72
  • Orders No. 25 74
  • General Orders No. 1 74
  • Special Orders 76
  • Special Orders No. 1 76
  • Special Orders No. 28 77
  • To Samuel A. Buckmaster 78
  • To Lt. Col. Edward F. W. Ellis 78
  • To Jesse Root Grant 80
  • To Julia Dent Grant 82
  • To Julia Dent Grant 84
  • General Orders No. 7 85
  • General Orders No. 9 88
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 89
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 91
  • General Orders No. 12 92
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 94
  • To Commanding Officer, 15th Illinois 95
  • To Julia Dent Grant 96
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 98
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 100
  • To George S. Roper 101
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 102
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 103
  • To Maj. Warren E. Mcmackin 104
  • To Mary Grant 105
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 106
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 107
  • To Col. Frederick Schaefer 108
  • To Lt. Col. Géza Mihalotzy 109
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 110
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 113
  • To Julia Dent Grant 115
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 118
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 118
  • To Col. Peter E. Bland 119
  • To Col. Friedrich Hecker 120
  • To Col. John M. Thayer 121
  • To Lt. Col. John W. S. Alexander 121
  • To Lt. Col. John W. S. Alexander 122
  • To Col. Leonard F. Ross 123
  • To Col. John M. Thayer 124
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 125
  • To Brig. Gen. John Pope 126
  • To Brig. Gen. John Pope 126
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 127
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 128
  • To Maj. Moore 129
  • To Brig. Gen. John Pope 130
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 131
  • To Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 132
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 133
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 134
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 135
  • To Capt. R. Chitwood 136
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 137
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 138
  • To Col. William H. Worthington 139
  • To Julia Dent Grant 140
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 142
  • To Jesse Root Grant 145
  • To Capt. Speed Butler 147
  • To Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 148
  • To Julia Dent Grant 148
  • General Orders No. 1 153
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 154
  • To Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 156
  • To Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 156
  • To Capt. Warren Stewart 157
  • To Jesse Root Grant 158
  • To Julia Dent Grant 159
  • General Orders No. 1 162
  • General Orders No. 2 163
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 164
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 165
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 166
  • To Col. Morgan L. Smith 167
  • To Charles Ford 168
  • To Brig. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss 169
  • To Brig. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss 171
  • To Col. John Cook 171
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 173
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 174
  • To Capt. John C. Kelton 175
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 176
  • To Brig. Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss 177
  • To Col. Gustav Waagner 178
  • To Col. William H. L. Wallace 179
  • To Col. William H. L. Wallace 180
  • To Julia Dent Grant 180
  • To Elihu B. Washburne 182
  • General Orders No. 3 183
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 184
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 186
  • To Col. John Cook 188
  • To Lt. S. Ledyard Phelps 188
  • To Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives 189
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 190
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 193
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 193
  • Proclamation 194
  • To Brig. Gen. Eleazer A. Paine 195
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 196
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 198
  • To Brig. Gen. Eleazer A. Paine 199
  • To Col. Morgan L. Smith 200
  • To Col. John Cook 201
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 202
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 203
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 205
  • General Orders No. 4 206
  • General Orders No. 5 207
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 208
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 209
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 209
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 210
  • To Col. Friedrich Hecker 212
  • To Col. John B. Turchin 213
  • To Julia Dent Grant 213
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 214
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 215
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 216
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 217
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 217
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 218
  • To Col. John Cook 219
  • To Col. Michael K. Lawler 221
  • To Lt. S. Ledyard Phelps 221
  • To Maj. James Simons 223
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 223
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 224
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 224
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 226
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 227
  • To Col. John Cook 228
  • To Col. Friedrich Hecker 229
  • To Col. Gustav Waagner 229
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 230
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 231
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 231
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 233
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 234
  • To Col. Richard J. Oglesby 235
  • To Col. Gustav Waagner 236
  • To Charles Ford 236
  • To Mary Grant 237
  • To Richardsen, Spence & Thompson 239
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 240
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 240
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 241
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 241
  • To Col. John Cook 243
  • To Col. Richard J. Oglesby 245
  • To Julia Dent Grant 246
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 248
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 248
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 250
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 251
  • To Col. Richard J. Oglesby 252
  • To Col. William H. L. Wallace 253
  • To Col. William H. L. Wallace 253
  • To John A. Kasson 255
  • General Orders No. 6 256
  • To Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 257
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 258
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 258
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 259
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 259
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 260
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 262
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 263
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 264
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 264
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 265
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 266
  • To Col. Leonard F. Ross 266
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 267
  • To Simon Cameron 268
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 269
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 270
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 271
  • To Col. Michael K. Lawler 272
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 273
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 273
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 275
  • To Col. Leonard F. Ross 276
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 276
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 278
  • To Col. John Cook 279
  • To Col. Leonard F. Ross 280
  • To Col. William H. L. Wallace 280
  • Pass for Col. John J. S. Wilson 281
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 281
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 282
  • To Capt. Parmenas T. Turnley 282
  • To 1st Lt. James F. Langley 283
  • To Capt. Adolph Schwartz 284
  • To 1st Asst. Surgeon Charles B. Tompkins 285
  • To Capt. George H. Walser 285
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 286
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 286
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 288
  • To Julia Dent Grant 289
  • To Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas 291
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 292
  • To Col. Jacob G. Lauman 292
  • To Col. C. Carroll Marsh 293
  • To Col. Richard J. Oglesby 294
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 294
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 295
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 296
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 297
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 298
  • To Capt. Andrew H. Foote 298
  • To Julia Dent Grant 299
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 300
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 302
  • To Col. Jacob G. Lauman 303
  • To Col. Richard J. Oglesby 304
  • To Col. William H. L. Wallace 305
  • General Orders No. 9 305
  • To Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont 306
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 308
  • To Charles D. Arter 309
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 309
  • To Charles D. Arter 310
  • To Julia Dent Grant 311
  • To Mary Grant 312
  • To Capt. Chauncey Mckeever 313
  • To Capt. Chauncey Mckeever 314
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 316
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 317
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 318
  • To Lt. Col. Marcellus M. Crocker 318
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 319
  • To Col. John Cook 319
  • To Col. John T. Fiala 320
  • To Capt. Chauncey Mckeever 321
  • To Capt. Chauncey Mckeever 323
  • To Col. C. Carroll Marsh 324
  • To Capt. Samuel R. Black 325
  • To Capt. Reuben B. Hatch 326
  • To Telegraph Officer 326
  • To Julia Dent Grant 327
  • To Capt. Chauncey Mckeever 329
  • To Brig. Gen. John A. Mcclernand 329
  • To Brig. Gen. Charles F. Smith 330
  • To Col. Joseph B. Plummer 331
  • Calendar *
  • Index *
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