enly relieved of command, and put in arrest!
Halleck had not heard from him; and Halleck had heardHalleck had heard of his leaving his post and going to Nashville.
Grant's enemies, the contractors, had not enjoyed of deserting.
They therefore had surrounded Halleck with rumours, entirely false, of Grant's drinking.
Halleck had had a spy watching Grant's habits in a little house that was his headquarters beshington.
It was set right in nine days; but Halleck was afraid to let Grant know the hand he had morning would give him Donelson.
He wrote to Halleck, They will surrender to-morrow, and, when aske wished at once to strike Polk at Columbus.
Halleck prescribed caution; and Polk, unhindered, esc sort of disgrace.
There seemed no outlook.
Halleck had removed his willing hand from the plough.ose from his base of supplies, and not inform Halleck until it was too late to stop him. When Shermrton penned in Vicksburg, and a telegram from Halleck ordering him to wait for General Banks!
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