Generals Our and Siegel, and the officers and soldiers of their commands, for the matchless gallantry at the bloody battle of Pea Ridge, and to Major-Generals Grant and Buell, and their forces, for the glorious repulse of Beauregard, at Pittsburg, in Tennessee, and to Major-General Pope and his officers and soldiers for the bravery and skill displayed in their operations against the rebels and traitors entrenched at Island No.10, on the Mississippi river.
The daring courage, diligent prosecutn honor of the so great victories. (Signed,) Edwin M. Syanton, Secretary of War.
Effects of the news. New York, April 9, 1862.
--The city can scarce by comprehend, as yet the last and great set of all our great victories, at Pittsburg Landing — but the news is received, I think, with a deeper feeling of thankfulness to heaven and of gratitude to the gallant men who achieved it, than any which the events is of the war have yet called form.
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