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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
geon to accompany the expedition, and Lieutenant H. W. Halleck, of the engineers, was also to go aloin the ward-room. Ord and I roomed together; Halleck and Loeser and the others were scattered abou of note. The thing I best recall is a visit Halleck and J made to the Corcovado, a high mountain the Madre fountain by miles of tile gutters. Halleck and I continued our ascent of the mountain, crest, its foretop, main-top, mizzen-top, etc. Halleck and Ord went up to Santiago, the capital of C; I had a small adobe-house back of Larkin's. Halleck and 1)Dr. Murray lhad a small log-louse not fominally the owner of a good many lots. Lieutenant Halleck had bought one of each kind, and so had Shubrick commanded this expedition, and took Halleck along as his engineer-officer. They captured and had charge of the civil archives. After Halleck's return from Mazatlan, he was, by Colonel Maion was very large, this enabled us to live. Halleck, Murray, Ord, and I, boarded with Doña August
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 2: early recollections of California--(continued). 1849-1850. (search)
was assigned to command Company F, Third Artillery, at Monterey. Captain Warner remained at Sacramento, surveying; and Halleck, Murray, Ord, and I, boarded with Doña Augustias. The season was unusually rainy and severe, but we passed the time witair, and we kept it up nearly all night. The next morning we were at breakfast: present, Doña Augustias, and Manuelita, Halleck, Murray, and myself. We were dull and stupid enough until a gun from the fort aroused us, then another and another. Tha, and was generally regarded as the Government candidate for United States Senator. General Riley as Governor, and Captain Halleck as Secretary of State, had issued a proclamation for the election of a convention to frame a State constitution. In elections were held, and the convention was assembled at Monterey. Dr. Semple was elected president; and Gwin, Sutter, Halleck, Butler King, Sherwood, Gilbert, Shannon, and others, were members. General Smith took no part in this convention, but
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 4: California. 1855-1857. (search)
f miners invested their earnings in such certificates, which they converted into drafts on New York, when they were ready to go home or wanted to send their pile to their families. Adams & Co. were next in order, because of their numerous offices scattered throughout the mining country. A gentleman named Haskell had been in charge of Adams & Co. in San Francisco, but in the winter of 1854-55 some changes were made, and the banking department had been transferred to a magnificent office in Halleck's new Metropolitan Block. James King of Wm. had discontinued business on his own account, and been employed by Adams & Co. as their cashier and banker, and Isaiah C. Wood had succeeded Haskell in chief control of the express department. Wells, Fargo & Co. were also bankers as well as expressmen, and William J. Pardee was the resident partner. As the mail-steamer came in on February 17, 1855, according to her custom, she ran close to the Long Wharf (Meiggs's) on North Beach, to throw as
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 8: from the battle of Bull Run to Paducah--Kentucky and Missouri. 1861-1862. (search)
erman, Sedalia: Mrs. Sherman is here. General Halleck is satisfied, from reports of scouts receth of November I had occasion to write to General Halleck, and I have a copy of his letter in answewe will effect it in time. Yours truly, H. W. Halleck. And subsequently, in a letter to lioniries involving the same general subject, General Halleck wrote as follows: St. Louis, Februa Very respectfully, your obedient servant, H. W. Halleck, Major-General. On returning to St. Lotion of my leave of absence, I found that General Halleck was beginning to move his troops: one parorce at Paducah, Cairo, and Bird's Point. General Halleck had a map on his table, with a large pencther Cullum or I said, Naturally the centre. Halleck drew a line perpendicular to the other, near n the movement, and, as he was subject to General Halleck's orders, I have always given Halleck theBowling Green has been evacuated entirely. H. W. Halleck, Major-General. The next day brought u[13 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 9: battle of Shiloh. March and April, 1862. (search)
cated in general terms the object of this. H. W. Halleck, Major-General. Again on the 2d: airo, March 2, 1862. To General Grant: General Halleck, February 25th, telegraphs me: General Gr I infer you could not have received orders. Halleck's telegram of last night says: Who sent Smithts. General Grant had done so much, that General Halleck should have been patient. Meantime, at Pvery direction — some under the orders of General Halleck, others of General Cullum; others for Genhaving received the necessary orders from General Halleck, I embarked my division at Paducah. It wlodgment on the railroad, contemplated by General Halleck's orders. Lieutenant-Colonel McPherson, of General C. F. Smith's, or rather General Halleck's, staff, returned with me, and on tile 16th illness, and because he had explained to General Halleck satisfactorily his conduct after Donelsonerable engagement, which is prohibited by General Halleck's instructions, so that I will be governe[5 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 12 (search)
s rebel army, at and near Tiptonville. General Halleck still remained at St. Louis, whence he gaision. In a few days after the battle, General Halleck arrived by steamboat from St. Louis, pitcth. On the 27th I received orders from General Halleck to send a force the next day to drive then which was the farm-house referred to in General Halleck's orders. At the farther end of the fiel was turned west to Bolivar and Memphis. General Halleck took post himself at Corinth, assigned Li to the end of the war; but, on the 29th, General Halleck notified me that a division of troops undy, July 6th, I got a telegraph order from General Halleck, of July 2d, sent me by courier from Mosc would come next. The extreme caution of General Halleck also indicated that something had gone wrion of civil affairs. At the time when General Halleck was summoned from Corinth to Washington, hese forces: so that the great army which General Halleck had so well assembled at Corinth, was put[8 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 13 (search)
sued orders according to their own political sentiments. Both Generals Halleck and Grant regarded the slave as still a slave, only that the l he was charged. I have placed him in arrest, in obedience to General Halleck's orders, but he remains in charge of the Overton Hospital, whEditor Bulletin. sir: Your comments on the recent orders of Generals Halleck and McClellan afford the occasion appropriate for me to make purg, to open the navigation of the Mississippi River, and that General Halleck had authorized him to call on the troops in the Department of sk Porter to cooperate. Telegraph what are your present plans. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. I wish you would come over this evening le we were working down. That day General Grant dispatched to General Halleck, in Washington, as follows: Oxford, December 8, 1862. MaMajor-General H. W. Halleck, Washington, D. C.: General Sherman will command the expedition down the Mississippi. He will have a force of a
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 14 (search)
apers at the North. Even Mr. Lincoln and General Halleck seemed to be shaken; but at no instant ofyour further success, I am yours truly, H. W. Halleck. [private and confidential.] headquartig Black, Mississippi, September 17, 1863. H. W. Halleck, Commander-in-Chief, Washington, D. C. etc., W. T. Sherman, Major-General. General Halleck, on receipt of this letter, telegraphed mny newspaper controversy, and so wrote to General Halleck; and the above letter has never been, to tters received by me from Prof. Mahan and General Halleck, with my answers. After you have read my answer to General Halleck, I beg you to inclose it to its address, and return me the others. I timonial. I have never written a word to General Halleck since my report of last December, after ts when we should be in motion. I think General Halleck would like to have the honest, candid opitter than mine. If no trouble, please show Halleck's letter to McPherson, and ask him to write a
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 15 (search)
r; orders were also sent to General Grant, by Halleck, to send what reenforcements he could spare int showed me the alarming dispatches from General Halleck, which had been sent from Memphis by Genee's army has been sent to reenforce Bragg. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. Washington, September uard the crossings of the Tennessee River. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. My special orders wdrawing away a part of the enemy's forces. H. W. Halleck, Major-General. On the 18th, with my s as set forth in the following letters of General Halleck, which were sent to me by General Grant; personally in a few days for consultation. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. headquarters of the Ar Very respectfully, your obedient servant, H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. General Frank P. Bl dispatches and letters of instruction of General Halleck, and therein derived my instructions, whil following literally the instructions of General Halleck, I pushed forward the repairs of the rail[1 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 16 (search)
e and that of General Steele in Arkansas, but not that of General Banks in Louisiana. General Banks was acting on his own powers, or under the instructions of General Halleck in Washington, and our assistance to him was designed as a loan of ten thousand men for a period of thirty days. The instructions of March 6th to General A. Jategy, and of books of science and history; but I confess your common-sense seems to have supplied all this. Now as to the future. Do not stay in Washington. Halleck is better qualified than you are to stand the buffets of intrigue and policy. Come out West; take to yourself the whole Mississippi Valley; let us make it dead-swould go further than a President's proclamation, or an act of Congress. For God's sake and for your country's sake, come out of Washington! I foretold to General Halleck, before he left Corinth, the inevitable result to him, and I now exhort you to come out West. Here lies the seat of the coming empire; and from the West, whe
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