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April 24th, 1864 AD (search for this): volume 2, chapter 17
experience has not been thrown away. My directions, then, would be, if the enemy in your front show signs of joining Lee, follow him up to the full extent of your ability. I will prevent the concentration of Lee upon your front, if it is in the power of this army to do it. The Army of the Potomac looks well, and, so far as I can judge, officers and men feel well. Yours truly, U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. headquarters military division of the Mississippi, Nashville, Tennessee, April 24, 1864. Lieutenant-General Grant, commanding Armies of the United States, Culpepper, Virginia. General: I now have, at the hands of Colonel Comstock, of your staff, the letter of April 19th, and am as far prepared to assume the offensive as possible. I only ask as much time as you think proper, to enable me to get up McPherson's two divisions from Cairo. Their furloughs will expire about this time, and some of them should now be in motion for Clifton, whence they will march to Decatur, to
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