ALS, Mrs. Walter Love, Flint, Mich. The letter was forwarded to army hd. qrs. on Aug. 23, 1861. DNA, RG 393, Western Dept., Register of Letters Received. It was not received by the AGO until Oct. 4, 1861. Ibid., RG 94, Register of Letters Received. John A. Rawlins was appointed capt. and asst. adjt. gen. on Aug. 30. USG had originally intended to appoint Rawlins an aide-de-camp, but in leaving Ironton had lost the services of Montague S. Hasie, his former adjt. See letter to Julia Dent Grant, Aug. 15, 1861.
BY TELEGRAPH, FROM Head Qrs Jeff City [Aug.] 21 1861.
To BRIG GENL POPE
Send Col. Worthingtons 1 Regiment tents for four companies field & staff & company officers. With these his regiment can be put in camp. The Lieut Colonel is now in St Louis looking after them. I want the building he now occupies for a hospital.
U S GRANT
Brig Genl USA
Telegram received (punctuation added), DNA, RG 393, District of North Mo., Telegrams Received.
BY TELEGRAPH, FROM Hd Quarters Jeff City [Aug.] 21 1861.
TO GENL J POPE
Send ammunition camp & Garrison Equipage as soon as possible I will have requisition made as soon as it can be ascertained what is required. Clothing badly wanted
U S GRANT
Brig Genl Comdg