Letter of US Major General Grant to Brig. General Quinby

Letter of US Major General Grant to Brig. General Quinby

This source is a telegraph from Major General Grant to Brigadier General J.T. Quimby regarding the baggage of people coming south. In this telegraph the Jews are singled out for more searching.
This source is from the Mississippi State University archives.
"July 26th 1862
To Brig Gen J.T Quimby, Columbus, KY.
General-
Examine the baggage of all speculators coming South, and, when they have specie turn them back. If medicine and other contraband articles, arrest them and confiscate the contraband articles. Jews should receive special attention.
U.S. Grant, Maj. Gen."

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