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G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 2 2 Browse Search
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e regiment s new headquarters at Detroit should have been his post that winter; but a brother officer, ordered to Sackett's Harbor, preferred the gayety of Detroit, and managed--one sees the thing to-day often enough — to have Grant sent to Sackett's Harbor, and himself made acting quartermaster at Detroit. This meanness was righted by General Scott in the spring; and in later days Grant, having the chance to even things with the brother officer, did not take it, but stood his friend. In June, 1851, Sackett's Harbor became regimental Headquarters; and Grant was there for twelve months, when he was ordered to the Pacific by way of the Isthmus. On account of her health, Mrs. Grant did not go with him. He passed the next year on the Columbia River, at what is now Fort Vancouver, where he was both post and regimental quartermaster. One last year he spent as captain of F Company, Fourth Infantry, at Humboldt Bay. Then he left the army, resigning July 31, 1854. Such were his moves an