[Assistant Quartermaster H. C. Garsonall Letter,] 1864
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh) 1820-1891
Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885
National Intelligencer Office (Washington, D.C.)
Ink on paper
1 item, 9.5" x 8"
August 12, 1864
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Letter from Assistant Quartermaster H. C. Garsonall of the Forage Department, Nashville. Tennessee, to Ben(?) or Bro. Horatio, August 12, 1864. Garsonall complains about difficulties in foraging for food and lack of ice for drinking water. He also says he considers Ulysses Grant a poor general because of his loss of 81,290 men and refers to the National Intelligencer for this information. Additional references to Gen. Hooker, Gen. Sherman, Capt. Norton, and Captain George B. Hibbard of Vermont.
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History