[1]   ALS-F, ISLA. Grant telegraphed Colonel Theodore S. Bowers at 9:30 P.M. on April 1: ``I have just heard from Sheridan. He has carried everything before him. Captain [Peter T.] Hudson has just returned from him and reports that he has captured three brigades of infantry and a train of wagons and is now pushing up his success. I have ordered everything else to advance and prevent a concentration of the enemy against Sheridan. Several batteries were captured. The prisoners captured will amount to several thousand.'' (OR, I, XLVI, III, 394).

Grant's telegram to Bowers, as quoted by Lincoln is dated April 2, 6:40 A.M. (ibid., p. 448).

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