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e 7th of November, and on the 9th, Major-General Henry W. Halleck, superseding Fremont, took commandwas placed under General Halleck's orders. Halleck confirmed Grant in the command to which Fremoling Green. See Appendix for McClellan and Halleck's instructions for this movement, in full. Te 22d of January, and forwarded it at once to Halleck; the same day he obtained permission to visit but when he attempted to broach the subject, Halleck silenced him so quickly and sharply, that Grathe 6th of January, McClellan wrote to Buell: Halleck, from his own accounts, will not soon be in cthe naval force in this region, also wrote to Halleck on the 28th, recommending the movement, Cairo, January 28, 1862. Major-General H. W. Halleck, St. Louis, Mo.: Commanding General Grant a On the 16th, the day of the surrender, General Halleck's chief of staff cautioned Grant not to bo be sent back to Cairo as soon as possible. Halleck's whole share in the design or execution of t[16 more...]
ral's office, Washington, March 10, 1862. Major-General H. W. Halleck, U. S. A., Commanding Department of the Mll these irregularities have now been remedied. H. W. Halleck, Major-General. General Halleck, however, n them, as soon as Buell should appear; for although Halleck had cautioned him repeatedly against bringing on a r condition than the rebels, after the battle. But Halleck arrived on the 9th, and at once took command of allThis mutual respect remained, but the bad effect of Halleck's policy was, that it caused in the army a depressiained, was the result of the distrust manifested by Halleck, and not of the victory of Shiloh. Until this ban's fight. On the 5th, he sent three dispatches to Halleck, reporting the skirmish of the day before, and withike an attack upon our position. Grant remarked to Halleck on the same date: Our outposts had been attacked byis said to have been surprised. (See Appendix for Grant's correspondence with Halleck, on the 5th, entire.)
Incorrect reports of the battle of Shiloh Halleck assumes command in the field disagreeable pohe rebels ineffectual operations of Halleck Halleck made General-in-chief he offers command of asuperiors seemed affected by the clamor. General Halleck, removing his headquarters to the field, orinth from the battle-field of Shiloh, after Halleck arrived, making no advance except when protecd the fact that he had been striving to elude Halleck since the 9th of the same month. On one of to defend them; for the moment he discovered Halleck ready to strike, he resumed his retreat, mores was apparently the one thing apprehended by Halleck, from the time he set out from Pittsburg up ts, which, nearly two years later, made Grant, Halleck's own successor in supreme command. But th approach of the enemy. Grant telegraphed to Halleck on the 15th: If I can, I will attack Price be sent him from the Northwest, he suggested to Halleck a movement into the interior of Mississippi, [18 more...]
proved, to every actual assault. When General Halleck was ordered to Washington, in July, 1862, Tennessee river. The next day he wrote to Halleck: You never have suggested to me any plan of oiture of time, and labor, and lives. But General Halleck's strategy was always based on a great ap north as La Grange and Grand Junction. When Halleck received word that Grant had absolutely startsively derived from official sources. But Halleck was a soldier purely, and had not a particle the newspapers; but, on the 5th of November, Halleck asked, evidently referring to the river expedcal or personal solicitations. Now, although Halleck fully agreed with Grant and every other soldi might start before McClernand could arrive. Halleck, too, sent the permission to Grant to dispatc matter, Grant received from his chief, after Halleck once assumed command of all the armies. If ad nor suggested it. The letters from Grant to Halleck, and Grant's orders to Sherman, both given in[18 more...]
lle, belonging to Barton, Robinson & Co., contractors. H. W. Halleck, General-in-chief. February 17. We have one dredarmy corps to cooperate with Banks. On the 2d of April, Halleck wrote to Grant, using these words: . . . What is most desiy the near prospect of his removal. On the 2d of April, Halleck informed him that the President seems to be rather impati success prevails. In the following words he described to Halleck the plan which he next essayed. It was the last: Thof that. As early as February 4th, Grant had written to Halleck about this route: There is no question but that this routes to be let into the canal. Grant, at this time, wrote to Halleck: The embarrassment I have had to contend against, on accou. On the 29th, after passing Grand Gulf, Grant wrote to Halleck: I feel now that the battle is more than half over. Durinnfidence had never failed. On the 2d of April, he said to Halleck: In two weeks I expect to be able to collect all my forces
spatches from Banks New plan not divulged to Halleck efforts to bring up troops and supplies demre dispatches from Banks final dispatches to Halleck McPherson ordered to Raymond battle of Raymtches till midnight. He sent long letters to Halleck, announcing the success of his operations, an of campaign was indicated, a few days later, Halleck at once sent him orders to return and cooperaprovisions and forage. . . . Telegraph to General Halleck direct, the forces I have drawn from you, On the 11th of May, Grant finally wrote to Halleck, from Cayuga: My forces will be this evening ays. Singularly enough, this was the date of Halleck's dispatch to Grant, to return and cooperate n the morning of the 14th, Grant sent word to Halleck: I will attack the state capital to-day. A cr of Logan. On the 15th, Grant reported to Halleck, sending the dispatch as before, by courier, favorably with those of Napoleon about Ulm. Halleck to Grant, July 31, 1863. but, however much it[3 more...]
ay off in time of danger. During the war of the rebellion, the women and clergymen, at the South, were everywhere more offensive in their behavior and language to national soldiers, than those who bore arms, relying on their sex or their cloth to shelter them from punishment. Next to them, the politicians, who brought on the war which the people did not desire, were universally inclined to fight with tongue or pen, rather than with more warlike weapons. On the 22d, Grant reported to Halleck his arrival at the Mississippi, and the investment of Vicksburg. In narrating the events of the assault, he said: General McClernand's dispatches misled me as to the facts, and caused much of this loss. He is entirely unfit for the position of corps commander, both on the march and on the battle-field. Looking after his corps gives me more labor and infinitely more uneasiness than all the remainder of my department. On the 24th, also, Grant made his first report of the battle of Champio
ter 9: Preparations for the siege Grant orders troops from Memphis Halleck sends Reenforcements from the East and West lack of siege material scarcity ou. I have sent dispatch after dispatch to Banks to join you. In such matters Halleck was never lacking; his patriotism was pure, and his anxiety for success never aring, perhaps, equally in the feeling with other corps of the army. Grant to Halleck, June 26, 1863. As early as the 29th of May, Johnston had sent word to Pem There is no doubt of the fall of this place, ultimately; and, on the 24th, to Halleck: The enemy are now undoubtedly in our grasp. The fall of Vicksburg, and the c arrange the terms of the capitulation, or on other indispensable business. Halleck's first dispatch to Grant, after the fall of Vicksburg, was a rebuke and a couwish to make a personal acknowledgment that you were right and I was wrong. Halleck was almost equally generous in his praise of a campaign which he had once disa
regions Grant urges movement against Mobile Halleck disapproves Grant's army broken up conditioedition starting from Lake Ponchartrain. But Halleck had other plans, and, on the 22d, he replied:bile. This strategy was in accordance with Halleck's habit of scattering his forces and energiesrtunity of dealing the enemy a heavy blow. Halleck replied to this, on the 11th of October: I reof importance. Directions were received from Halleck for the immediate reenforcement of Steele, thailed to deliver it promptly. On the 15th, Halleck telegraphed again: All the troops that can podition to Arkansas, which had now ended. General Halleck was notified of these movements, and infod arrived there. Meanwhile, the blow which Halleck had foreseen, and striven to avert, had fallehe confusion occurring in the transmission of Halleck's orders, as already explained. In consequ others. Within the last few months, indeed, Halleck had striven hard to compel Rosecrans to coope[11 more...]
of Grant's armies extent of his operations Halleck still anxious about Burnside Grant impressesthe evacuation of Corinth, in May, 1862, when Halleck sent Buell, with more than forty thousand menn numbers, Rosecrans refused to budge. See Halleck's report, as general-in-chief, for 1863. When Halleck gave him orders to advance, he held a council of war, and replied that it was a military mr, immediately after the defeat of Rosecrans, Halleck detached the Eleventh and Twelfth corps from lf-past 9 P. M. on the 23d, he telegraphed to Halleck: Have just arrived. I will write tomorrow. ou should go to Nashville, as foreshadowed by Halleck, and chiefly as you can harmonize all conflicntly proceeded to obey. In compliance with Halleck's previous instructions, Blair had been advan Cleveland and Sweetwater. At the same time, Halleck, who had always felt the greatest uneasiness . The dispatches from the President and from Halleck alike indicate the greatest alarm, lest Burns[16 more...]
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