Private and Official Correspondence of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler; During the Period of the Civil War Privately Issued Volume 4

Private and Official Correspondence of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler; During the Period of the Civil War Privately Issued Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... you penetrate the town before Gen. Kautz, who is to attack on the Jerusalem Road, the public buildings, public stores, bridges across the Appomattox, depots, and cars are all to be destroyed. Communicate with me on the City Point Your obdt. Servant, Q. A. Gillmore From General Butler to Mrs. Butler United States Military Telegraph, June 9th, 1864 To My Wife You shall have a word although I have one foot in the stirrup. I have ordered an attack on Petersburg this morning. I had to put it under the command of Gillmore. I think it will fail from that cause. Grant's chief of staff is here, and Grant is coming here with his whole army as soon as he can. This must be a secret. All well except the dilatory movements of Gillmore. Yours as ever, Benj. F. Butler From General Grant Headquarters U. S. Armies, Cold Harbob, Va., June 9, 1864, 7.30 A.m. Maj. Gen. H. W. Halleck, Chief of Staff All re-enforcements sent hereafter please send to City U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General Official Records, Series I, Vol. 36, Part III, p. 709. From General Rawlins Headquarters Armies of the United States, near Cold Harbor, Va., June 9, 1864 Brig. Gen. J. J. Abercrombie, Commanding U. S. Forces, White House, Va. General: Direct all organized troops arriving at the White House from and after to-day to proceed, without debarking from transports they may be in, to City Point or Bermuda Hundred, and there report to Major-General Butler, com-manding. By command of Lieutenant-general Grant Jno. A. Rawlins, Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff Official Records, Series I, Vol. 36, Part III, p. 716. From, General Butler June 9th, 1864 Genl. Benham Col. Comstock of Gen. Grant's staff is here, and from the information he brings, although no orders to that effect, I believe you would...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650934X
  • 9781236509345