ALS, DNA WR RG 107, Presidential Telegrams, I, 259. Major General Grenville M. Dodge relieved Rosecrans as commander of the Department of the Missouri (AGO General Orders No. 294, December 2, 1864). No further reference to Mrs. Nancy Thompson has been found. There are references in the Official Records to Colonel Gideon W. (not H.) Thompson of the Confederate Army.