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The Daily Dispatch: April 8, 1863., [Electronic resource], Interesting from
Interesting from Mississippi. Jackson, Miss., April 6. --Gen Chalmers, on Friday, drove in the enemy's pickets within five miles of Memphis, killing two and capturing one. Fort Pemberton dates of the 5th are received — The enemy were embarking the previous night, and on that morning were in rapid retreat. We shelled their camps and transports, and made a reconnaissance from our left flank, alarming them much. We fired into a transport filled with troops disabling the boat. A special to the Appeal, dated Senatobia, 6th, says the enemy were out in strong force yesterday, but have all gone back.