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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
ell as of General Halleck. When the news of the failure of the expedition reached Washington, Banks was written to by way of censure, and informed that his movements regarding the Texas expedition were not approved, and that from the beginning, when the Sabine and Rio Grande expeditions were undertaken, no notice of Banks' movements were received at the War Department until they were actually undertaken. To offset this, we will quote from a letter of General Halleck to Banks, dated February 11, 1864: If by this is meant that you are waiting for orders from Washington, there must be some misapprehension. The substance of my dispatches to you was communicated to the President and Secretary of War, and it was understood that while stating my own views in regard to operations, I should leave you free to adopt such lines and plans of campaign as you might after a full consideration of the subject deem best. Such I am confident is the purport of my dispatches, and it certainly was