ry picket-fight, presaging nothing more.
Major-Gen Grant had indeed said there was great probabilif the rebel leaders was to attack and demolish Grant's army before Buell's reinforcements arrived.
entire Kentucky army arrived, and was added to Grant's forces, they could not possibly expect to ho. Their only hope, therefore, lay in attacking Grant before Buell arrived, and so defeating us in dPittsburgh Landing, lay five divisions of Major-Gen. Grant's army that Sunday morning. The advance litutes the Pittsburgh part of the Landing. General Grant and staff are in a group beside it. The Gehrough the misdirection he had received from Gen. Grant at noon, he had started on the Snake Creek rinforced five to ten thousand Sunday night.
Grant had scarcely forty thousand effective men on S in rear of the guns, and by direction of Major-Gen. Grant I assumed command of all troops that camer my men. About nine A. M., I was ordered by Gen. Grant to move up to the support of Gen. McClernand[7 more...]