War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0222 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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HEADQUARTERS,

Fort Henry, March 11, 1862.

General G. W. CULLUM, Cairo:

Nine regiments ready to embark and no transportation for them. Send ten steamers immediately.

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

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FORT HENRY, March 11, 1862.

Brigadier General G. W. CULLUM,

Cairo, Ill.:

You will please send steamers W. H. B. and Alps, with two barges each of coal, up Tennessee River to report to Major General C. F. Smith (there being no boats here to send down), and he must have it at once.

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

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CAIRO, March 11, 1862.

Major General U. S. GRANT,

Fort Henry:

Steamer W. H. B. disabled; boilers burst. Alps in hands of Navy. Wanted to tow mortar-boats to attack Island Numbers 10. Can't send the ten steamers; have not a single one; everything up Tennessee. Quartermaster says there is plenty of coal at Paducah. Can't you get steamers from Cumberland?

GEO. W. CULLUM,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 220.

Saint Louis, March 11, 1862.

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6. The Eighteenth Missouri and Eighty-first Ohio Volunteers will proceed to the District of West Tennessee on Thursday morning to report to Major General U. S. Grant.

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By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 12.

Nashville, March 12, 1862.

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VIII. Colonel Barnett, First Ohio Artillery, is assigned to the command of the Artillery Reserve. Major Lawrence will report to Colonel Barnett for duty with the reserve. The reserve batteries will be encamped together and receive orders from these headquarters.

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By command of Major-General Buell:

J. M. WRIGHT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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