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ays again, and hope it will be my good fortune to find you in safe possession of Grand Gulf. You do not want to start, however, without feeling yourself secure in the necessary transportation. U. S. Grant, Major-General. in the field, April 24, 1863. Major-General W. T. Sherman, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps: In company with Admiral Porter I made to-day a reconnoissance of Grand Gulf. My impressions are, that if an attack can be made within the next two days, the place will easily all send Surgeon Hewitt to the bend to-morrow, to consult with the medical director about the best policy to pursue for caring for our sick and wounded. U. S. Grant, Major-General. headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, in the field, April 24, 1863. Major-General J. A. Mcclernand, commanding Thirteenth Army Corps: I would like to have General Osterhaus make a reconnoissance, in person, to a point on the Mississippi, opposite the mouth of Bayou Pierre, and a short distance below, to w