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Ce in the egular army brought him a commission as brigadier general of volunteers to date from May 17 1861 him a commission as brigadier general of volunteers to date from May 17 1861 May 24 1861 he wrote to Adj Gen Thomas commanding at Washington D C tendering his services to the government No answer was eceived The letter was carelessly filed away and temporarily lost Gov Yates then placed Grant in command of the 2lst Illinois volunteer infantry and on July 3d he led it to Palmyra Mo and from there to guard the Hannibal and St Joseph ailroad Subseuently he took command of the district of southeast Mis souri with headuarters at "Cairo His Troops Were Soon " His troops were soon by the accession of Gen Mcclernand's brigade Cairo being at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi ivers was the key of the West The surrounding country was full of disafl. Ection and disorder and distrust prevailed Kentucky which professed to be a Union state and had fur nished and distrust prevailed Kentucky which professed to be a Union state and had fur nished gallant soldiers for the starry bannerAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of are and classic books Find at wwwforgottenbookscomThis book is a eproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses State Of The Art Technology of the art technology digitally econstruct the work preserving the original format whilst The Future of the Public University in America: Beyond the Crossroads repairing imperfections present in the aged copy Inare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be Manual of Forensic Science: An International Survey replicated in our edition We do howeverepair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that emain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical wor. The National Cyclop�dia of American Biography Vol 4Excerpt from The National Cyclopdia of American Biography Vol 4 Being the History of the United States as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders Builders 4 Being the History of the United States as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders Builders Defenders of the Republic and of the Men and Women Who Are Doing the Work an Moulding the Thought of the Present TimeMexican soldier was called upon to preside In four days he was drilling a company of volunteers then offered himself to Gov Yates of Illinois and was given the charge of muster g egiments He was placed in command of several and when the time came to move there was trouble about trans portation I will furnish transportation said he uietly He took the Die Stadt der Tiere: Ein Tierkrimi regiment out on foot and crossed into Missouri It Served As Part Of The served as part of the of importantailroads under Gen Pope's orces His eleven years' servi.