camp, in the absence of General Grant, whose headquarters were at Savannah, some twelve miles distant, he was constantly treated, trusted, ant.
On the 14th of March General C. F. Smith, then in command at Savannah previous to the arrival of General Grant, instructed me—writes Gen in a line to our rear. * * * General C. F. Smith remained back at Savannah in chief command, and I was only responsible for my own division.
k to our lines and reported the fact by letter to General Grant at Savannah; but thus far (night of the 4th) we had not positively detected thl Grant will show:
headquarters Department West Tennessee, Savannah, April 5, 1862. General H. W. Halleck, Commanding Department of Mas well over on the left.
He also told me that on his way up from Savannah that morning, he had stopped at Crump's Landing, and had ordered L General Grant at the landing, I requested him to send steamers to Savannah to bring up General Crittenden's division, which had arrived durin