J. G. Cramer, pp. 27-30. The first page is reproduced in the catalogue of the J. H. Benton sale, American Art Association, March 12, 1920. Mary Grant was the youngest sister of USG.
GENERAL HEAD QUARTERS—STATE OF ILLINOIS.
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
SPRINGFIELD, May 1st 1861.
I have an opportunity of sending a letter direct to Galena by Mr. Corwith 1 and as it will probably reach you a day or two earlyer than if sent by Mail I avail myself of the chance. I enclose