Aug 31 1862: I sent a telegram to Gen. Halleck informing him of the clash at Bolivar.
The following dispatch is received from Bolivar, Tenn. Col Hogg in command of the twentieth. Twenty ninth Ohio infantry & some cavalry were attacked by about four thousand Rebels yesterday. Our troops behaved well, driving the enemy whose loss was over one hundred. Ours twenty five men killed & wounded, Col. Hogg being one of the number.
U. S. Grant
The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 5, p 338
National Archives, RG 94, Generals’ Papers and Books, Telegrams Received by Gen. Halleck