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ould go in fleets, under convoy. Make your requisition on Admiral Porter for convoys. The necessary detention of convoy down the Mississippi river is a matter of the most serious importance, and requires immediate attention. General Grant to General Halleck.—(Cipher telegram.) Young's point, La., March 6, 1863. The dredge-boats are here. They work to a charm, doing the work of three hundred men per day each hour. General Grant to General Halleck.—(letter.) before Vicksburg, March 7, 1863. I telegraphed you yesterday the near approach to completion of the canal. The water is extremely high, several feet above the highest ground inside the levee. Last night one of the dams across the upper end of the canal gave way, filling up where men were at work getting out stumps, and thus setting back the work for several days. I hope yet, however, to have this work completed as early as I could possibly take advantage of it if it was already done. The troops expected from S