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Doc. 55.-advance on Holly Springs, Miss. camp near Waterford, Miss., November 30, 1862. Day before yesterday morning we took up our line of march from Davis's Mills to Holly Springs. The weather, which up to the time of our departure had
-ninth,) the advance of the Federal army passed through Holly Springs.
No halt was made there, but all day Saturday, and all of the town as the head of Ross's entered the north.
Holly Springs is the handsomest place we have seen yet on our southwa l from a large stock of tobacco which he had brought to Holly Springs to supply the rebel army.
I was informed on good aut Parrott guns, was far in the advance ever since we left Holly Springs, and his advance was one continued skirmish along the whole distance from Holly Springs to where he now is, within two miles of the Tallahatchie.
The country through which the r ront, and as we had learned yesterday, while we were at Holly Springs, that Gen. Sherman, with the army from Memphis, was at
Doc. 55.-advance on Holly Springs, Miss. camp near Waterford, Miss., November 30, 1862. Day before yesterday morning we took up our line of march from Davis's Mills to Holly Springs. The weather, which up to the time of our departure had been clear and sunny, suddenly turned cold and lowering on Friday morning, and a piercing wind blew all of our first day's march. Toward noon on Friday we passed the place where Lee's cavalry had so successful a skirmish with the enemy a week or so ago. The only relics of the fight were two or three dead horses lying by the roadside, and the remnants of several broken saddles. But these evidences of war are not peculiar to that spot alone. Along the whole line of the road from La Grange to this place, the fences are opened for cavalry charges, and dead horses are to be seen in hundreds of places. Indeed, there is not a mile of the road between this place and La Grange which has not been the scene of some skirmish or chase within the l