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er, the latter announced from Jackson, on the 2d of November: I have commenced a movement on Grand Junction, with three divisions from Corinth and two from Bolivar. Will leave here to-morrow and takegraph as I go. Holly Springs is on the Mississippi Central railroad, twenty-five miles from Grand Junction, and about half way to the Tallahatchie river. The distance to Grenada from Grand Junction Grand Junction is one hundred miles. General Pemberton, having superseded Van Dorn, who remained to serve under him, was at this time in command of the forces opposed to Grant, and had fortified strongly on the Tallahatchie, his advance, however, reaching as far north as La Grange and Grand Junction. When Halleck received word that Grant had absolutely started south, he telegraphed: I approve of your plan of ads therefore obliged to hold them all. On the 4th of November, he had seized La Grange and Grand Junction, and announced: My moving force will be about thirty thousand men. McPherson commanded his
treated across the Big Black at Hankinson's ferry, and was now concentrating with the main portion of the enemy, at Bovina station, on the Vicksburg and Jackson railroad. Hurlbut was to remain at Memphis, and, on the 5th, Grant sent detailed instructions to govern him during the campaign. I am ordering to you all the cavalry at Helena except two regiments. You can further strengthen your southern line by bringing troops from the District of Columbus. The completion of the road from Grand Junction to Corinth will enable you to draw off all the troops north of that road. Make such disposition of the troops within your command as you may deem advisable for the best protection of your lines of communication. When the road to Corinth is completed, put in there, as speedily as possible, sixty days supply of provisions and forage. . . . Telegraph to General Halleck direct, the forces I have drawn from you, and should reenforcements be found necessary to hold your district, let him kno
Jackson and the Black River bridge, without crossing Black river. This is the only move I now see as practicable, and I hope it will meet your approval. I will keep my army together, and see to it that I am not cut off from my supplies, or beat in any other way than a fair fight. The discipline and health of this army is now good, and I am satisfied the greatest confidence of success prevails. I have directed General Webster to commence the reconstruction of the railroad between Grand Junction and Corinth. The labor will be performed by the engineer regiment and contrabands, thus saving additional expense. The streams will be crossed on piles. In this way the work should be done by the first of May. General Halleck to General Grant.—(letter.) Washington, D. C., April 9, 1863. Yours of March 29th is just received. Your explanation in regard to sending back steamers is satisfactory. I hope you will keep in mind the great importance of not unnecessarily detaining the