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eral Stanley's corps being only 12,000 effective, and General Schofield's 10,000 effective. As yet General Wilson can raise only about 3,000 effective cavalry. Grierson's division [of cavalry] is still in Missouri, and the balance of the cavalry belonging to the army of the Cumberland, not having yet received their horses and eqthat I am compelled to act on the defensive. None of General Smith's corps have arrived yet, although embarked on Tuesday last. The transportation of Hatch and Grierson's cavalry was ordered by Washburne, I am told, to be turned in at Memphis, which has crippled the only cavalry I have at this time. All of my cavalry were dismoed cavalry is now detained in Louisville, awaiting arms and horses. Horses arrive slowly; arms have been detained somewhere en route for more than a month. General Grierson has been delayed by conflicting orders in Kansas, and from Memphis. It is impossible to say when he will reach here. Since being placed in charge of affa
s. But at this juncture he inaugurated still another campaign. Thomas's command was now very much depleted. Stoneman had been ordered to South Carolina, and Grierson, with three thousand cavalry, to Vicksburg; A. J. Smith was sent to Canby, and Schofield to the Atlantic coast; and all the furloughed veterans, recruits, and co accomplish his designs. On the 27th of February, he said to Canby: I am extremely anxious to hear of your forces getting to the interior of Alabama. I send Grierson, an experienced cavalry commander, to take command of your cavalry. . . . . Forrest seems to be near Jackson, Mississippi; and if he is, none but the best of ourches or keeps confronting the enemy. Whilst one column is engaging anything like an equal force, it is necessarily aiding the other by holding that force. With Grierson I am satisfied you would either find him at the appointed place in time, or you would find him holding the enemy, which would enable the other column to get ther
on, General, Emory, at Spottsylvania, II., 163, 165. Van Dorn, General Earl, in West Tennessee, 109-120. Vicksburg, strength and importance of, i., 125; canal, proposed in 1862, but unsuccessful, 125; Grant's plans against, 133, 141; Sherman's expedition against, 143; situation and topography of Haine's bluff, 143,144; situation and fortifications of, 159, 160; Grant's problem, 162-163 Grant's canal, 166-666; Lake Providence, 166-168; Yazoo pass, 168-172; Steele's bayou, 173-177; Grierson's raid, 188; running the batteries, 190-193; second running of batteries, 197, 197; preliminary orders for campaign, 203; campaign cast of, 204-205; topography, 296; rebel lines of defence, 297; first assault, 302; second assault, 307-329 siege of; 331-372; surrender of, 386; results of surrender, 392. Virginia, geography of, II., 3; plan of campaign in, March 1864, 44-49. Virginia military Institute, Lexington, burned by Hunter, II., 419. Virginia, Valley of, general features, II.