[GRANT, ULYSSES S., General.] VICKSBURG, CHATTANOOGA, HENRY AND DONELSON CAMPAIGNS. An archive of ALS, ANS, MS, Telegraph despatches and other documents relating to Grant's campaigns in the Western Theater, various places [Fort Donelson, Eutaw, Jackson, TN], 17 February-7 October 1862. Together 8 items, totalling 12 pages, 8vo-folio.
GRANT IN THE WESTERN THEATER. A small archive documenting Grant's campaigns in the West. Summary contents: GRANT. Telegraph (in the telegrapher's hand) to Genl. John A. Rawlins, 1 September 1862: "Dont believe any dam newspaper reports in reference to our Command We are all right have whipped the rebels five times in so many days." -- ROSECRANS, William. ALS to U.S. GRANT, 7 October 1862, Chineys Mill Bridge. Concerning "Rebel rear guard [who] passed Hatch this m[ornin]g...Hurlbut reports himself too much cut up to pursue." -- SMITH. ALS to Rawlins, 6 August 1862, endorsed on verso by Logan and McClerland, with GRANT AES (20 lines), & instructions regarding "payment for clothing lost in battle...Soldiers in furlough cannot draw commutation for rations in time of war." -- MISCELLANEOUS. Four despatches from Wallace, Logan, Smith, on the capture of Fort Donelson, munition and ordnance requirements, detained soldiers. One ALS from Smith to Goodwin on personal financial matters. (8)