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ine. The yeas and nays were then taken on accepting the report of the committee of conference; and it was agreed to — yeas, seventy-three; nays, forty-seven. The bill was approved by the President on the twenty-fourth of February, 1864, and General Grant was immediately nominated and confirmed Lieutenant-General. No. Lx.--The Bill to amend the Act for Enrolling and Calling out the National Forces. In the Senate, on the fifth of January, 1864, Mr. Wilson, of Massachusetts, introduced a an, Medical Director of the army of the Potomac. The bill, he said, had been sent to medical directors of armies, and to several generals, and the Committee on Military Affairs had received many letters approving the provisions of the bill. General Grant wrote that the system, as now proposed, is a good one; that it may be subject to modifications which can be made by orders; that it is an admirable system to be adopted by all our armies. General Hooker said he regarded the bill as unexcepti
my corps, is relieved from duty, and will report at once for orders to Lieutenant-General Grant, commanding armies United States. I at once asked of General Sheridcould not, give one, and declined to do so. I obeyed the order to report to General Grant that night, and was by him assigned to the command of the defences at City e had been received, and he answered, they were received, the latter during General Grant's absence. Orders have been sent you (me) to report here, when you can seeppi I at once proceeded to Washington, and, after a personal interview with General Grant, received, on the sixth of May, an answer to my communications of the ninthtfully, your obedient servant, G. K. Warren, Major-General Volunteers. General Grant's reply. headquarters armies of the United States, Washington, May 6, of Staff. cavalry headquarters, Dinwiddie C. H., March 31, 1865. Lieutenant-General Grant, commanding Armies United States: The enemy's cavalry attacked me a
y extricating the garrison. Negotiations with Grant for the relief of the garrison, should they bethat General Johnston either has or will fight Grant, and my hope has been that he will be successffor this interview, and therefore informed General Grant that if he had no terms to propose other tuld have continued to meet the assaults of all Grant's army rather than have surrendered the city ut day I sent the following dispatch to him: If Grant crosses unite all your troops to beat him; suce truth, the forces at Jackson must be half of Grant's army. It would decide the campaign to beat to attack him. The remainder of the army under Grant at Vicksburg, is, beyond doubt, on its way to ructions were neglected, and time was given to Grant to gain a foothold in the State, and at Port Gey positive orders or directions to attack General Grant at Vicksburg, in 1863, or General Sherman is army of about twenty-three thousand men General Grant's army, numbering some eighty thousand, co[25 more...]
Doc. 63.-the battle of Iuka. Major-General Grant's report. see Bebellion Becord, vol. 5, page 480, documents. headquarters District West Tennessee, Jackson, Tenn., October 22, 1862. Colonel J. G. Kelton, A. A. G., Washington, D. C.: Colonel: I have the honor to make the following report of the battle of Iuka, and to submit herewith such reports of subordinates as have been received. For some ten days or more before the final move of the rebel army under General Price eastwarcted, from the following despatch, that General Rosecrans would be near enough by the night of the eighteenth to make it safe for Ord to press forward on the morning of the nineteenth, and bring on an. engagement: September 18, 1862. General Grant: One of my spies, in from Reardon's, on the Bay Spring road, tells of a continuous movement, since last Friday, of forces eastward. They say Van Dorn is to defend Vicksburg, Breckinridge to make his way to Kentucky, Price to attack Iuka, or