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after which cavalry alone can watch the rear. McClernand is directed to guard Baldwin's ferry. I will direct Tuttle to send a regiment for this duty, so that you nerman, on the Telegraph road, with three divisions, one being thrown around by Baldwin's ferry. At forty-five minutes past ten A. M., Grant sent word to McPherson, left, at Montgomery bridge, on Fourteen-mile creek, with a detachment guarding Baldwin's ferry. Grant's headquarters were at Dillon's. The rebels retreated direct my greatest, almost only apprehension, was a flank movement by Bridgeport or Baldwin's ferry, which would have endangered my communications with Vicksburg.— Pemberg's division, and was alarmed lest Grant, by a flank movement on Bridgeport or Baldwin, might even reach Vicksburg before him. The rapidity and strangeness of the lad: The enemy, by a flank movement on my left at Bridgeport, and on my right by Baldwin's or other ferries, might reach Vicksburg almost simultaneously with myself,
r twenty days yet. . . . Our men, having no relief, are becoming much fatigued, but are still in pretty good spirits. On the 19th: On the Graveyard road, the enemy's works are within twenty-five feet of our redan, also very close on Jackson and Baldwin's ferry roads. I hope you will advance with the least possible delay. My men have been thirty-four days and night in the trenches without relief, and the enemy within conversation distance . . . . We are living on very reduced rations, and, asctual possession, and all prisoners of war must be delivered at the places designated, there to be exchanged, or paroled until exchange can be effected. Pemberton submitted Grant's letter to a council of general officers, all of whom, except Baldwin, recommended acceptance of the propositions it contained; and, late at night, the following reply was made: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of this date, proposing terms of capitulation for this garrison and po