I would further recommend that companies of homeguards be received without any reference to their being organized into regiments. They can be attached to other regiments either by companies or squadrons, and be quite as effective as if in large bodies. 3
U. S. GRANT
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence. O. R., I, iii, 452.
Head Quarters, Jeff. City, Mo|
August 22d 1861|
|U. S. GRANT|
|To Maj. Moore||Brig. Gen. Com.|
|Comd.g Osage Guard|