“Considerable skirmishing to-day. Loss slight.”

Nov 29 1862.  Our troops have made good progress today.  I sent Gen. Halleck a telegram from Holly Springs Miss.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

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,

Major-General.

 

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 6, p 360

O.R., I, xvii, part 1, 471

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