Gen Halleck: “My order of the 23d that your Command move forward yesterday was only partially obeyed.”

Apr 25, 1862 Received letter from Gen. Halleck, “My order of the 23d that your Command move forward yesterday was only partially obeyed.  You will immediately report the reason of this neglect, and will arrest any commanding officer who failed to obey the order.”

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 5 p 71

National Archives, RG 393, Dept. of the Miss., Letters Sent

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