am not posted as to the exact form you may require for funds for this particular service
|U. S. GRANT|
|Brig Genl Com|
|To Capt P. T. Turnley|
|Asst Q. M. U. S. A|
|Saint Louis Mo|
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 7, 78; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent; ibid., USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence. On Sept. 18, 1861, Capt. Parmenas T. Turnley of Tenn., USMA 1846, chief q. m., St. Louis Depot, replied to USG. "Your request for funds for secret service is approved and ordered. How can I get it to you. If you can get the money near you on drafts on me I will honor the same if accompanied by your receipts." Copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence.
Head Quarters Dist S. E. Mo|
Cairo Sept 18th 1861|
1st Lieut J. F. Longly 10th Ill Vol will proceed to St Louis Arsenal in charge of a guard and thirty five prisoners
After turning over the Prisoners to the Commanding Officers at the Arsenal he will returnwith the Guard by the first Government Boat bound for this place
U. S. GRANT
Brig Genl Com
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 15, 16, 77, 82; DNA, RG 393, USG Special Orders. 1st Lt. James F. Langley, 10th Ill., was promoted to capt. on June 13, 1862. On Sept. 18, 1861, Capt. John A. Rawlins for USG wrote to Capt. Reuben B. Hatch. "The Quartermaster of the Post willprocure transportation for one Officer, four men and thirty four prisoners of war, to St Louis Mo. Also return passage for the guard of one commissioned officer and four men" Copies, ibid. On the same day, Rawlins wrote to Capt. Reuben C. Rutherford. "You are directed to issue two days prepared rations for thirty four Prisoners and guard consisting of four men immediately" Copies, DLC-USG, V, 1, 2, 3, 77; DNA, RG 393, USG Letters Sent.