Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.
Camp. April 3, 1862.
On our part McCook, Thomas and Nelson's Divisions are coming from Nashville and are expected about Monday (this is Thursday) when I suppose we must advance to attack Corinth or some other point on the Memphis and Charleston Road."
SOURCES: M. A. DeWolfe Howe, Editor, Home Letters of General Sherman, p. 219-20. A full copy of this letter can be found in the William T Sherman Family papers (SHR), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556, Folder CSHR 1/144.