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l your available troops at Savannah, or Pittsburg, twelve miles above. Large reinforcements being sent to General Grant. We must be ready to attack the enemy as soon as the roads are passable. On April 5th Halleck telegraphed from St. Louis: You are right about concentrating at Waynesboro. Future movements must depend on those of the enemy. I shall not be able to leave here until the first of next week, via Fort Henry and Savannah. Buell's letter to Grant, New York World, April 6, 1866. General Buell gives the following summary of his share in the campaign before Shiloh, in a letter published in the United States Service Magazine, to the statements of which his high character must secure entire credit: I deemed it best that mine [my army] should march through by land, because such a movement would clear Middle Tennessee of the enemy and facilitate the occupation of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad through North Alabama, to which I had assigned General Mitche