“Enemy badly routed and fleeing towards Corinth.”

Sent telegram to Gen. Halleck, “Enemy badly routed and fleeing towards Corinth.  Our Cavalry supported by Infy. are now pursuing him with instructions to pursue to the swampy grounds near Pea Ridge.  I want transports sent here for our wounded.”

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 5, p 22

O.R., I, x, part 1, 108

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