Ulysses S. Grant letters
Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 391
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed "General Order #5," dated 18 Feb. 1862, and composed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Grant orders all captured property turned over to the respective quartermasters. Handwritten and signed letter, dated 11 July 1863, and addressed to Admiral David D. Porter, commander of the Mississippi Squadron. Grant informs Porter that he accepts the admiral's suggestion. The note contains only twenty-one words. Handwritten and signed letter, composed in Washington, DC, dated 6 Dec. 1866, and addressed to Major General E.O.C. Ord. Grant tells Ord not to transfer his headquarters to Fort Smith.
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Biographical / Historical
Commander in chief of the Union army in the American Civil War and eighteenth President of the United States.
3 item (3 pages)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence
- Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Sources
- Generals -- United States -- Correspondence
- Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
- Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Sources
- Register of Letters
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 19
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.