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Broadsheet containing two dispatches to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on October 5, 1862 regarding the Battle of Hatchie Bridge or Davis Bridge in Tennessee. One is from General Edward Ord detailing the engagement with the forces of Confederate General Earl Van Dorn in retreat from Corinth, Mississippi. The second is from General William Rosencrans declaring Van Dorn's army to be routed and that Rosencrans was in pursuit. Grant ordered the pursuit to be abandoned and Van Dorn's army was able to escape with few losses.

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MVP 3198

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1862 October

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.

Great Battle! Gen. Ord Defeats the Enemy on the Hatchie!, 1862

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