--A special dispatch to the Appeal, dated Jackson, 7th, says.
The latest news from Vicksburg states that the upper batteries are manned by negroes.
The Yankees are building new fortifications, and all edifices which interfere with the new plans are demolished.
Mounted negroes have murdered many citizens on Deer Creek.
Among the victims reported are James Clark, Thomas Hillford, Johnson, Hewett, and Simms.
The Yankees made no effort to restrain them.
Mr. Vaughan, near Baker's creek, has been assassinated.
Osterhaus has succeeded Dellis.
His removal is attributed to his leniency.
Grant is reported gone to the Southwest.
The Federal Trans-Mississippi expedition has been worsted.
Gen. Smith has whipped them at Monroe, La.
The trains from Dalton run regularly.
The enemy are threatening Northwest Georgia.
Bragg's force is ready to meet them.
The Court of Inquiry on the officers of the Mississippi campaign has been postponed.