|To Major Genl J. C. Fremont|
|Com Dep of the West|
|Saint Louis Mo|
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 78; DNA, RG 94, War Records Office, Union Battle Reports; ibid., RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence. O. R., I, iii, 168‐ 69 ; O. R. (Navy), I, xxii, 328. Much of the information was transmitted by USG to Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont by telegram on the same date. "Gun Boats returned. Engaged Batteries at Lucas Bend all day. Found sixteen guns on Mo shore. Rebel Batteries all silenced. One man on Conestogo wounded. The Gun Boat Yankee was disabled and would have been taken but for land battery near Columbus. The Rebels must have suffered severely. Discovered large bodies of Cavalry on Mo side Saw no troops on Kentucky side" Copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, 78; DNA, RG 94, War Records Office, Union Battle Reports; ibid., RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; ibid., Western Dept., Telegrams. O. R., I, iii, 168; O. R. (Navy), I, xxii, 329.
Also on Sept. 10, 1861, Lt. S. Ledyard Phelps reported to Capt. Andrew H. Foote. LS, DNA, RG 45, Area 5. O. R. (Navy), I, xxii, 324-25. On Sept. 13, Commander Roger N. Stembel reported to Foote. Ibid., pp. 326-27.
Head Quarters Dist. S. E. Mo.|
Cairo Sept. 10th 1861|
In addition to the information called for in orders No 4 1 I would like to have information of the amount of land transportation at this post. I want to know the number of teams in the possession of each regiment and also the number in the hands of Post Quarter Master.
|Your Obt. Svt.|
|U. S. GRANT|
|Brig. Gen. Com.|
|To Brig. Gen. J. A. McClernand|