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John A. (John Alexander) McClernand Report, 1861 Nov. 12

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Title

John A. (John Alexander) McClernand Report

Date

1861 Nov. 12

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], John A. (John Alexander) McClernand Report, 1861 Nov. 12, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

Illinois politician and soldier. A printed report on the Battle of Belmont, Mo., opposite Columbus, Ky., on the Mississippi River. McClernand describes the movement of troops by boat from Cairo; comments on the enemy's artillery at Columbus and Belmont; lists casualty figures for both sides, mentioning many Union officers by name; and describes the Federal withdrawal and arrival at Cairo

Subjects

  • Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1822-1885.
  • McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900.
  • Belmont (Mo.), Battle of, 1861-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.

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