Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Grand Gulf” in chapter 1 of Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.:
... Gulf, at Haines Bluff north of Vicksburg, and at Jackson, the capital of the State of Mississippi, in which State all these places are, about 60,000 men. After fighting and losing an action to cover Grand Gulf , the Confederates evacuated that place, and Grant occupied it on the 3rd of May.
By the 7th of May Sherman joined him at Grand Gulf, and he found himself with a force of 33,000 men. He then determi...
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