BY TELEGRAPH FROM Pittsburg Tenn [April] 8 1862
TO GEN HALLECK
The cavalry supported by infantr[y] pursued the retreating foe today causing them to abandon a no. of wagons & other property Boats are required to carry off the wounded It will be several days before I can possibly get in reports to show my present strength Among the killed in our possession are Gen A. Johnston 1 & Col Preston 2 [&] a number of officers of rank names not known Provisional Governor Johnson of Ky 3 is a prisoner morta[lly] wounded.
U S GRANT
Telegram received, DNA, RG 94, Generals' Papers and Books, Telegrams Received by Gen. Halleck; copy, ibid., RG 393, Dept. of the Miss., Telegrams Received.