Head Quarters Army of the Tenn
In Field, Shiloh, April 29, 1862
CAPT A C. KEMPER
A A. GENL &c
Three Divisions of the force under my Command advanced to day to the points indicated by the General Comdg in his order of yesterday, a fourth is under orders to move in the morning, and the two Divisions now out on the Purdy Road will advance as soon as they return.
I will move my head quarters tomorrow to near the point marked "B" if the weather is at all favorable & within a day or two to the place indicated by the General Comdg
Your Obt Servt
U. S. GRANT
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 88; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence. On April 28, 1862, Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck wrote to USG. "You will to-morrow morning move forward one division to the position marked "A" in the accompanying sketch, and support it by the advance of your other divisions. Guards & pickets will be pushed forward towards Montery, and fatigue parties employed in making roads over the streams & marshes for an advance in full force." ALS, James S. Schoff, New York, N. Y. O. R., I, lii, part 1, 244.