we left Lagrange nor no letter for you, from any quarter, except one from Ford 2 enclosed in one to me. The bottle of Bourbon sent by Mrs. Davies I sent over to Gen. Sherman. Myself nor no one connected with the Staff ever tasted it.
Kiss Jess for me. Remember me to Lagow.
ALS, DLC-USG. Julia Dent Grant, then in Holly Springs, visited USG at Oxford for the weekend beginning Dec. 19, 1862, thus missing the Van Dorn raid of Dec. 20. Mary Hillyer Clarke, "A Personal Experience of the Raid on Holly Springs," typescript, Robert C. W. Hillyer, San José, Costa Rica; The Personal Memoirs of Julia Dent Grant (New York, 1975), pp. 107-8.
Head Quarters, 13th Army Corps.
Dept of the Tennessee.
Oxford, Miss. Dec 14, 1862
LIEUT. GEN. PEMBERTON,
COMMDG CONFEDERATE FORCES
JACKSON, TENN. 1
Your communication in relation to the case of Col. Hedgepath 2 is just received.
I did not even know that Col. Hedgepath was in the Hospital at Memphis and cannot answer as to the misfortunes that may possibly have befallen him in the way of losses sustained. Where