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y. On the 29th, Grant's cavalry crossed the Tallahatchie, and his headquarters were at Holly Springs; Sherman, too, was up, and would cross the Tallahatchie, at Wyatt. Grant telegraphed: Our troops will be in Abbeville (on the Tallahatchie) tomorrow, or a battle will be fought. Meanwhile the movement of troops from Helena waAbbeville (on the Tallahatchie) tomorrow, or a battle will be fought. Meanwhile the movement of troops from Helena was made, under Generals Hovey and Washburne. They marched across from the Mississippi, to cut the railroad in Pemberton's rear, and accomplished that object; but the damage done was slight and readily repaired, and the operation had but little effect upon the campaign, unless, indeed, it hastened the evacuation of the rebel works oeady begun to think that the difficulty of supplying his army would be too great to overcome, and on the same day that he wrote to Porter, he asked Halleck, from Abbeville: How far south would you like me to go? Would it not be well to hold the enemy south of the Yallabusha (the next important stream south of the Tallahatchie), an