Wrote Gen. Frémont, “Made reconnaissance today … No enemy nearer than Columbus.”

Wrote Gen. Frémont, “Made reconnaissance today in force to within five miles of Columbus Kentucky shore by Gun boats.  No enemy nearer than Columbus.  From Gunboats their encampments look large.”

Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 2, p 292

National Archives, RG 393, Western Dept. Telegrams

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