Nov 29 1862. Our troops have made good progress today. I sent Gen. Halleck a telegram from Holly Springs Miss.
H. W. HALLECK,
HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS., November 29, 1862.
Troops occupy line 6 miles south of this. Cavalry 4 miles from Talahatchie. Considerable skirmishing to-day. Loss slight.
U. S. GRANT,
The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 6, p 360
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