Received Halleck’s reply, “Cannot just now be ordered to St. Louis.”

Nov 21 1861 Received reply from Maj. Gen. Henry Halleck, “You will send reports, in writing, of wants and condition of your command.  Cannot just now be ordered to St. Louis.”

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 3, p 202

National Archives, RG 94, Generals’ Papers and Books, Telegrams Sent by Gen. Halleck in Cipher

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