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country — a rich farming country — and the corn was ripe.
If Grant had not stopped us, we could have gone to Vicksburg.
My judgment was to go on, and with the help suggested we could have done so. Under the pressure of a victorious force the enemy were experiencing all the weakening effects of a retreating army, whose means of supplies and munitions are always difficult to keep in order.
We had Sherman at Memphis with two divisions, and we had Hurlbut at Bolivar with one division and John A. Logan at Jackson, Tennessee, with six regiments.
With these there was nothing to save Mississippi from our grasp.
We were about six days march from Vicksburg, and Grant could have put his force through to it with my column as the center one of pursuit.
Confederate officers told me afterward that they never were so scared in their lives as they were after the defeat before Corinth.
I have thus given the facts of the fight at Corinth, the immediate pursuit, the causes of the return, and, a