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victory of Rosecrans enemy struck in flank by Ord Rosecrans does not follow up his success, althess to move up as close as we can to-night. . . Ord to advance from Burnsville, commence the attackied, by his return messenger, of this change in Ord's instructions; but owing to the density of the before, and no sound of the firing had reached Ord; during the night, however, he had got word of pson, late of the rebel army, has stated to General Ord, his brother-in-law, that the movement of R in flank, as Grant had planned, by Hurlbut and Ord, and the disaster was rendered final. This orom Corinth. The retreating force fell in with Ord's column, four thousand strong, just beyond Davo attack the entire rebel army even in retreat, Ord held the crossing, and obliged the enemy, who hsuccess, if necessary, even to Bolivar; for, if Ord's little force encountered the whole rebel armytowards the Hatchie. Meanwhile, the fight with Ord for the crossing had occurred, and the rebels h[16 more...]
command of his corps, and ordered home. Major-General Ord was appointed in his stead, subject to te out, should the enemy remain where he is. To Ord, on the 19th: Get batteries as well advanced asve your forces in readiness for any action. To Ord: The utmost vigilance should be observed in watthem as long as there is a hope of capture. To Ord, on the 26th: Keep Smith's division sleeping unen and Colonel Montgomery. With Grant were Generals Ord, McPherson, Logan, and A. J. Smith, and sevin, on the same day: I have directed Steele and Ord to be in readiness to move as you suggested, th During that night, Grant sent instructions to Ord and McPherson to put discreet men on picket, anunvexed to the sea. On the night of the 4th, Ord and Steele were moved out to join Sherman, and as you suggest, the moment Vicksburg is ours. Ord and Steele have both been notified to move, themy's only line of communication with the rear. Ord was given the right, Steele the centre, and Par[2 more...]
corps commanders, nor to officers who were graduates of the Military Academy. There were only seven general officers in the army of the Tennessee who had studied their profession at West Point; Besides Grant, Sherman, and McPherson, these were Ord, who commanded the Thirteenth corps after the 26th of June, and Steele, Carr, and A. J. Smith, commanding divisions; all of whom distinguished themselves, and did good service to the country all the others had entered the volunteer service withoutpolitical movement was started by citizens, west of Pearl river, to bring Mississippi back into the Union. This state of affairs, however, was not destined to last long. On the 7th of August, in obedience to orders from Washington, Grant sent Ord's entire command, the Thirteenth corps, to Banks, and was himself directed to cooperate with that commander, by sending a small force from Natchez into Louisiana. Banks was to ascend the Red river to Shreveport, and to move thence into Texas, or
tulatory address, calculated to create dissensions and ill-feeling in the army. I should have relieved him long since, for general unfitness for his position. General Ord is appointed to his place, subject to the approval of the President. General Grant to General. Halleck.—(telegram.) before Vicksburg, June 26, 1863. Yesth copies of the correspondence relating thereto; and my order relieving General McClernand from the command of the Thirteenth army corps, and assigning Major-General E. O. C. Ord to the command thereof, subject to the approval of the President. A disposition and earnest desire on my part to do the most I could with the means ag with other corps of the army. My action in the relieving of General McClernand from the command of the Thirteenth army corps, and the assignment of Major-General E. O. C. Ord to that command, I trust, will meet the approval of the President. General Grant to General Halleck.—(Cipher telegram.) near Vicksburg, June 27, 186