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eClernand's force moved down the Mississippi next day; somewhat impeded by a violent storm; but reached, on the 21st, Young's Point, nine miles above Vicksburg, on the opposite bank, facing the mouth of the Yazoo. Here was the head of the canal proross from Steele's into Deer creek, Grant, finding their way constantly impeded by overhanging tress, hurried back to Young's Point for a pioneer corps; but was soon advised by Porter that there was more serious work ahead; when Sherman was sent witle to march southward at once, Sherman kept up the feint till after nightfall; then quietly dropped down the Yazoo to Young's Point; and next morning May 2. Blair's division moved up to Milliken's Bend, to remain there as a garrison till relievedunboats, while it frightened only the Rebels, killed more of our men than of theirs. A Rebel demonstration against Young's Point was made simultaneously with that against Milliken's Bend; but had no result, and was probably intended only to distr