Head Quarters, Army of the Tenn.
Pittsburgh, April 30th 1862.
MAJOR O. CROSS,
CHIEF Q. M. ARMY IN THE FIELD.
I enclose herewith the report called for in your note of yesterday, complete except for one Brigade of one Division. I had called for a similar report from my command and have taken from that report for the delinquent Brigade and ordered the arrest of the Commander of it for non-compliance with orders.
U. S. GRANT.
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 86; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent. For Maj. Osborne Cross, see PUSG, I, 308-10. On April 13, 1862, Capt. Nathaniel H. McLean issued Special Field Orders No. 2 appointing Cross inspector and chief of the q. m. dept., Army of the Tenn. Copy, DLC-USG, V, 83. On April 16, McLean wrote to USG. "The Major General commanding desires that you will furnish Major O. Cross, Chief Quartermaster of the Army on the Tennessee at your earliest convenience, with a statement of the transportation of your army and its condition. Also an estimate of clothing, camp and garrison equipage that you may require for the next three months." Copies, ibid., V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; ibid., Dept. of the Miss., Letters Sent. On the same day, Maj. John A. Rawlins issued General Orders No. 38 embodying this request. DS, McClernand Papers, IHi; copies, DLC-USG, V, 12, 13, 14, 95; DNA, RG 94, 9th Ill., Letterbook; ibid., RG 393, USG General Orders.
On April 30, Rawlins wrote to Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand. "I am instructed by Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant to say that in your Report of the Transportation of your Division, as required by General Orders No. 38. current Series. from these Head Quarters, you simply report the 3d Brigade of your Division is 'Not Reported.' This is no compliance withorders, and disregard of them will not be tolerated. You will immediately arrest the Commander of the 3d Brigade, referred to, and keep him under arrest until a report of Transportation for his Brigade is furnished you, which must be done within 24 hours after the receipt of this order." LS, McClernand Papers, IHi. On May 1, McClernand wrote to Rawlins that the report had been compiled by Capt. James Dunlap based upon