Monthly Archives: April 2014

Saturday, April 30, 1864

Headquarters, Military Division of the Mississippi, In the Field, Chattanooga, April 30, 1864; 6.30 p.m. General Grant, Culpeper: I have news from Atlanta 24th and Dalton 27th. Some of Polk’s troops have arrived. By the 5th all of Thomas’ and … Continue reading

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Friday, April 29, 1864

Headquarters Military Division of the Mississippi, Chattanooga, Tennessee April 29, 1864; 11 a.m. General Grant, Culpeper: I am here. Thomas is already in position; Schofield will be by May 2, and McPherson is marching for LaFayette via this place. All … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 28, 1864

Nashville, Tennessee I received orders from Grant to move on May 5. CULPEPER, Va., April 28, 1864; 11 p.m. Major-General Sherman : Get your forces up so as to move by the 5th of May. U. S, GRANT, Lieutenant- General … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 27, 1864

Nashville, Tennessee ELLEN EWING SHERMAN Nashville, April 27, 1864 Dearest Ellen, I wrote you a long letter yesterday sending you a check for $300. Last night, I got yours of the 23rd, one from Minnie same date and one from … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 27, 1864

Nashville, Tennessee TO THOMAS EWING SR. Head-Quarters Military Division of the Mississippi. Nashville, Tennessee April 27, 1864 Honorable Thomos Ewing, Washington D.C. Dear Sir, I am in receipt of yours of April 21, & have but a moment to answer. … Continue reading

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Tuesday April 26, 1864

Nashville, Tennessee I wrote General Meigs about the state of supplies: Nashville, Tennessee, April 26, 1864 General M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster-General, Washington Dear General: Yours of April 20 is at hand. General Allen, Colonel Donaldson, and Mr. Anderson are doing … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 26, 1864

Nashville, Tennessee Sawyer issued General Orders No. 10 governing the camp at Nashville: General Orders, No. 10. Headquarters, Military Division of the Mississippi, Nashville, Tennessee April 26, 1864 I. There will be established, at or near Nashville, one or more
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