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have led to the capture or destruction of all the enemy's river and sea transportation on the Gulf coast, and left the western Gulf blockading squadron, numbering one hundred and fifty vessels, and mounting four hundred and fifty guns, free to pursue the pirates that infested our coast and preyed upon our commerce. The army would have been at liberty to operate upon the Mississippi, or to cooperate with the army of the Tennessee, by the Alabama River and Montgomery, in the campaign against Atlanta. These general views are substantially expressed in my despatches of the twelfth and thirtieth of December, 1863. If successfully accomplished, it would have enabled the government to concentrate the entire forces of the department of the Gulf, as occasion should require, at any point on the river or coast, against an enemy without water transportation or other means of operation than by heavy land marches, or to move by land into the rebel states east or west of the Mississippi. The win
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