“The guerrillas are becoming so active in West Tennessee that a large mounted force is required to suppress them”

Aug 21 1862 Sent telegram to Gen. Halleck,

The guerrillas are becoming so active in West Tennessee that a large mounted force is required to suppress them. Cannot a portion of General Curtis’ cavalry be sent me?

U. S. GRANT,

Major-General.

 

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 5, p 312

O.R., I, xvii, part 2, 182

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