Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Halleck” in chapter 43 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

... A question has been standing for many years as to who originated it, and this has been settled by the highest authority. General Grant, in his Memoirs, says that the expedition originated with General Halleck , who urged General Banks, with all his authority, to undertake it. This is, without doubt, the origin of the affair. After the fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson, General Sherman proposed to Admir...
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