War of the Rebellion: Serial 096 Page 0183 Chapter LVIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION.

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striking road at different points. It is important, if possible, to clear out one of these parties of raiders, which would perhaps cure the evil. Let officer make written report on his return.

Very respectfully,

JOHN D. STEVENSON,

Brigadier-General.

CITY POINT, VA., January 19, 1865.

Major General L. WALLACE, Baltimore, Md.:

Please report by return mail the strongest regular regiment now in your department that can be spared by you. It is presumed that you can convenient spare one, as the Eleventh Indiana Volunteers has ben retained in your department.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

E. S. PARKER,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Military Secretary.

CAMDEN STATION, January 19, 1865.

(Received 2.27 p. m.)

General D. C. McCALLUM:

It will take some 400 troop-cars for matter I discussed with you last week, first of which will be wanted at Parkersburg about Sunday or Monday next. It will seriously derange our equipments and embarrass in every way to fit that many of our cars. Can you not lend us 100 of your troop-cars for the one trip? We will return them promptly and in good order at Washington, their destination. Please advise us promptly.

W. P. SMITH.

CITY POINT, VA., January 20, 1865 - 10.30 a. m.

(Received 11 a. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON, Secretary of War:

I will leave for Washington at 12 m. to-day. Will you please order Sheridan up to the city to meet me there to-morrow?

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

FORT MONROE, VA., January 20, 1865 - 6 p. m.

(Received 6.30 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON, Secretary of War:

Please have the quartermaster notified to have a car at Annapolis for me at 7 o'clock in the morning to take me to Washington.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., January 20, 1865.

(Received 11.10 a. m.)

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War:

I notice in the papers a long list of names sent into the Senate for brevet promotions, but don't see that of Lieutenant Colonel M. R. Morgan. I would like, if his name has not gone in, to have it sent in at once.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.