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atch and messenger to Grant. Accordingly, that afternoon, McPherson was directed to retrace his steps, marching early in the morning, on the Clinton road, towards Bolton, about twenty miles west of Jackson, and the nearest point where Johnston could strike the railroad. Grant also informed McClernand of the capture of Jackson, a design is evidently to cross the Big Black, and pass down the peninsula between the Black and Yazoo rivers. We must beat them. Turn your troops immediately to Bolton; take all the trains with you. Smith's division, and any other troops now with you, will go to the same place. If practicable, take parallel roads, so as to divipossible by four P. M., and then go into camp. Passing through Clinton, the advance came up with Hovey, shortly before four o'clock, about a mile and a half from Bolton; and Logan went into camp on Baker's creek, within supporting distance of Hovey. Crocker bivouacked on the Clinton road, in rear of Logan. On the 15th, Grant