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d marched on. Meanwhile, another division (Crocker's), of Mc. Pherson's corps, had been ferried s directed to take the Grand Gulf road, while Crocker continued the direct pursuit. Skirmishing wa division in the advance, followed closely by Crocker. They marched to Rocky Springs, about ten mio advance as rapidly as possible, followed by Crocker, who was to form the reserve. Both sides of of spirits. At nine o'clock, the pickets of Crocker's division, which had the advance of Mc-Pherse rebel outposts were speedily driven in, and Crocker pushed on till within two and a half miles ofe never knew a better division commander than Crocker. The rebels did not wait to receive the full creek, within supporting distance of Hovey. Crocker bivouacked on the Clinton road, in rear of Lod, and almost to the rear of the enemy; while Crocker was still coming up in column on the road. Btoo strong for Hovey, he sent in a brigade of Crocker's division, which had just arrived. These fr[13 more...]