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Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) (1815-1872) to: Brigadier General Cullum, Cairo.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05601.091 Author/Creator: Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) (1815-1872) Place Written: St. Louis Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1862/03/08 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: "I have this moment received Genl. Pope's dispatch of the 5th, saying that he had taken & could hold Point Pleasant. This may change the program, & it may be advisable of him to remain. Send messengers to him & get latest news as soon as possible & telegraph. His last dispatch was three days in reaching here. The retrograde movement of his forces should not be made till further advises."

People: Halleck, Henry W., 1815-1872
Cullum, George Washington, 1809-1892
Pope, Gen

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion GeneralUnion ForcesTelegraph

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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