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Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) (1815-1872) to: Major General McClellan, Washington.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05601.083 Author/Creator: Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) (1815-1872) Place Written: St. Louis Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1862/03/07 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: "I am in immediate communication with Genl. Buell by telegraph. I cannot leave here to meet him, till Fort Henry, New Madrid and Ponton are connected by telegraph. Have strong parties at work to effect this. Genl. [Samuel R.] Curtis is again calling for reinforcements & has drawn in his reserves, thus exposing his depot, which is threatened. I want him in reach to direct him by telegraph."

People: Halleck, Henry W., 1815-1872
Buell, George P., 1833-1883
Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion GeneralUnion ForcesTelegraph

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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