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Chapter 19. Lincoln Directs cooperation Halleck and Buell Ulysses S. Grant Grant's demonstration- victory at mill River Fort Henry Fort Donelson Buell's tardiness Halleck's activity- victory of Pea Ridge Halleck Receives General command Pittsburg Landing Island no.10 Halleck's Corinth campaign Halleck's mistakes Toward the end of December, 1861, the prospects of the administration became very gloomy. McClellan had indeed organized a formidable army at Washi
d never can be any cooperation at the critical moment; all military history proves it.
This insistence had greater point because of the news received that Curtis, energetically following Price into Arkansas, had won a great Union victory at Pea Ridge, between March 5 and 8, over the united forces of Price and McCulloch, commanded by Van Dorn.
At this juncture, events at Washington, hereafter to be mentioned, caused a reorganization of military commands, and President Lincoln's Special War