On Sept. 28, Haynie telegraphed to Maj. John A. Rawlins. "The charges are that the dwellings & property of a citizen who had a safe guard was burned by Col Hurst's men, by his order—that he has evidently to destroy Gen Meeks property if Gen Meek refuses to pay him money demanded—that he has theratend his men shall destroy their mens residence—that he has liscenced his men to plunder & depridate in violation of Genl Grants orders—yesterday there was evidently an effort to stir up mutiny here that is why I think it best he be away —but I can & will master the whol thing I ask Gen Grants permission to visit his Head Quarters tomorrow to see him on this matter" Telegram received, ibid., Miscellaneous Letters Received.
U. S. MILITARY TELEGRAPH,
Corinth, July 26 
To BRIG GEN J. T QUIMBY, COLUMBUS, KY.
Examine the baggage of all speculators coming South, and, when they have specie, turn them back. If medicine and other contraband articles, arrest them and confiscate the contraband articles. Jews should receive special attention.
U. S. GRANT, Maj. Gen.
Chicago Times, Aug. 4, 1862; New York Times, Aug. 7, 1862; P. C. Headley, The Life and Campaigns of General U. S. Grant (New York, 1868), p. 164. Isaac F. Quinby was professor of mathematics at the University of Rochester 1852-61. See letter of Aug. 20, 1859. He served as col., 13th N. Y., from May until Aug., 1861, when he resigned to return to the University of Rochester. On March 17, 1862, he was appointed brig. gen. and placed in command of the District of the Miss., Columbus, Ky., on April 10.
On July 25, Maj. John A. Rawlins issued General Orders No. 64. "The attention of the Major General Commdg, having been called to the fact of per