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Doc. 101.-battle of Arkansas Post. Report of Major-General McClernand. headquarters army of the Mississippi, steamer Tigress, Miss. River, January 20, 1863
sir: I have the honor to inform you that on the fourth of January, General McClernand concluded to move up the river upon the Post of Arkansas, and requested m shots the enemy left the works, and our troops marched in. At two o'clock Gen. McClernand told me the troops would be in position to assault the main fort — a very attack when the troops were in position.
At half-past 5 in the afternoon, Gen. McClernand sent me a message, stating that every thing was ready, and the Louisville, redit of doing the most execution.
I was informed again this morning by Gen. McClernand, that the army was waiting for the navy to attack, when they would assault on was needed, and General Sherman was not superseded a moment two soon.
General McClernand had taken command in his place.
At the mouth there was a pause, and Wh