“Enclosed I send you a sketch of the country about Pittsburg”

Mar 25 1862, Wrote Gen. Halleck, “GENERAL: Enclosed I send you a sketch of the country about Pittsburg, which will explain the location of Smith’s, Sherman’s, Hurlbut’s and McClernand’s divisions.  General Wallace is six miles below, with a good road out, enabling them to form a junction with the main column, when a move is made, six or seven miles before reaching Corinth.”

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 4, p 421

O.R., I, iii, part 1, 230

Maps found at O.R. (Atlas), LXXVIII, 3, 6

Grant's map of the area around Pittsburg, TN (Map reproduced from the Official Records Atlas. Courtesy of Simmons Games http://simmonsgames.com)

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