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U.S. GRO

AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF

LIEUT. GENERAL GRANT.

THE

Hero of Fort Donelson ! Vicksburg ! Chattanooga! Petersburg!
and Richmond! Also, Captor of General Lee's!

General Johnston's! and other Rebel Armies.

With a full history of his Life, Cumpaigns, and Battles, and
his Orders, Roports, and Correspondence with the War Depart-
ment and the Presiden: in relation to them, from the time he
first took the field in this war, until the present time. With a
Portrait of General Grant, and other Illustrative engravings of
the Battle of Fort Donelson; Battle of Chattanooga; General
Leo's surrender to General Grant; the Union Army entering
Richmond, etc., eto.

PHILADELPHIA:
T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS,

306 CHESTNUT STREET.

E672 15

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by

T. B. PETERSON & BROTHERS, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, in and for the

Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

GIFT OF
Bancroit
LIBRARY

PAGE

General Grant assumes command of the District of Cairo,

- Issues an Order, and appoints his Staff Officers-

Important Reconnoissance and Orders ......

46

Preparing for an advance— The capture of Fort Henry.. 49

The Battle of Fort Donelson, and its captare.

51

General Buckner's letter to General Grant wishing Com-

missioners appointed to agree upon terms of Capitula-

tion-General Grant's reply to General Buckner...... 54

General Buckner's surrender to General Grant, ...

General Grant is appointed Major-General of Volunteers

-He takes command of the District of West Tennessee,

and issues a Congratulatory Order....

56

Military restriction in Tennessee. The Courts ordered

closed and Martial Law declared

57

General Grant at Fort Henry-A testimonial of regard

presented to him in the shape of a costly sword,

inounted with gold......

58

The Battle of Pittsburg Landing

59

Detailed account of the Battle, by an eye-witness of it.. 60

General Grant's Official Report of the Battle of Pittsburg

Landing.

64

Correspondence between Generals Beauregard and Grant. 66

Important Reconnoissances in the direction of Corinth,

Pea Ridge, Monterey and Purdy.....

Reorganization of the Army-General Grant second in

command..

70

General Grant villified-An able Defence is made of him

in the House of Representatives, at Washington, by the

Hon. E. B. Washburne, of Illinois, on May 2d, 1862.. 70

Skirmishing, before Corinth – The evacuation of that

stronghold.....

74

Important Orders issued at Memphis-General Grant as-

sumes command of the Department of West Tennessee

-Important Orders issued

76

The Battle of Iuka—General Grant's Official Report of it. 78

General Grant issues a Congratulatory Order to his vic-

torious troops....

85

The Battle of Corinth ...

86

General Grant congratulates the Armies of the West for
their services in the great Battle of Corinth....

8?

General Grant assumes command of the Department of

Tennessee, and issues his General Orders

88

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