that point. All who are able to rejoin their regiment will be brought to it
Sufficient well may men will be left with the sick to take proper care of them.
U. S. GRANT
Brig Genl. Com
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 15, 16, 77, 82; DNA, RG 393, USG Special Orders. Lt. Col. Marcellus M. Crocker of Iowa, a nongraduate of USMA 1851, was appointed capt. in the 2nd Iowa on May 27, 1861, and rose to brig. gen. on Nov. 29, 1862.
Head Quarters, Dist. S E. Mo.|
Cairo, Sept. 28th 1861|
Will you please direct the prisoner Blake to be sent before me as soon as practicable.
|U. S. GRANT|
|Brig. Gen. Com.|
|To Gen. J. A. McClernand|
ALS, McClernand Papers, IHi. See letter to Capt. Chauncey McKeever, Sept. 26, 1861.
Head Quarters Dist S E Mo|
Cairo Sept 28 18 61|
You will please direct the Quartermaster at Cape Girardeau to enter into a contract for the hire of the stmr "Luella" said