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nand's schemes. Grant's purposes. the lessons of a rebel raid. Grant and the secession women. McClernand's insubordination and braggadocio. the difficulties of operating against Vicksburg. Grant's persistency and resources. the canal, Lake Providence, and Yazoo pass. the country impatient. plots to remove him. President Lincoln's reply. the final and successful plan. opposition. Grant assumes the responsibility. brilliant operations. Jackson, Champion Hill, and the Big Black. thhad not been idly awaiting the result of this experiment. He was busy in seeking other practicable routes by which he could reach the position he desired. As soon as he took command, he gave orders for cutting a way from the Mississippi to Lake Providence on the west, from which it was hoped steamers might pass into the Tensas, and thence into the Red River, and a passage thus be opened for communication with Banks, who was to cooperate from New Orleans in the opening of the river. At about