I wish you would have this matter inquired into as soon as possible and have every thing necessary for the health and comfort of those confined in hospital supplied. Let me know the facts about these supplies being furnished as soon as you can.
U. S. GRANT
Maj. Gen. Com
ALS, PHi. See letters to Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, July 16, and to C. S. A. Maj. Gen. Martin L. Smith, July 24, 1863.
July 15th 1863 10 A M
MAJ GEN H W HALLECK
Genl Sherman has Jackson invested from Pearl River on the north to the River on the south. This has cut off many Hundred