War of the Rebellion: Serial 025 Page 0088 WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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making known and enforcing all orders necessary for the safety of the command and the city.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

The foregoing special order, published for the locality of Memphis, is hereby extended to the entire command, and will be strictly enforce.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

JNO. A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CORINTH, MISS., July 10, 1862. (Received 5 p.m.)

To the President:

Governor Sprague is here. If I were to go to Washington I could advise but one thing: to place all the forces in North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington under one head, and hold that head responsible for the result.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

MEMPHIS, July 10, 1862.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

Corinth, Miss.:

There are a great many families of officers in the rebel army here who are very violent. Will you approve of sending them all south of our lines?

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

CORINTH, July 10, 1862.

Major General U. S. GRANT,

Memphis, Tenn.:

Yes, if you deem it expedient.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General.

HDQRS. FIFTH DIVISION, ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Moscow, Tenn., July 10, 1862.

General HURLBUT,

La Grange, Tenn.:

Assure Colonel Leggett of prompt assistance if he needs it. Davis' Mill should be closely watched. No enemy should be allowed to camp there for a single night.

If Jackson's cavalry are about Salem they are watching Halleck's movements about Ripley. Still, as so much now depends on the Columbus road, it should be well guarded.

I can hear or see no enemy about me, and very little of anything between us and Memphis. Very little can be done this hot weather by us or the rebels. Try and prevent petty thieving and pillaging; it