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lant peal from the church bells. Gen. Sherman's official report — what he accomplished. Major General W. T. Sherman, in a dispatch dated Vicksburg, Miss, February 27th, by way of Cairo, March 10th, has addressed the following to Lieutenant General Grant, care of General Halleck: General: I got in this morning from Canton, where I left my army in splendid heart and condition. We reached Jackson February 6th; crossed Pearl river, and passed through Brandon to Morton, where the enemve back slowly, making a circuit by the north to Canton, where I left the army yesterday. I will leave it there five days, in hopes the cavalry will turn up from Memphis. Major Gen. Butterfield writes from Cairo, on March 11th. to Lieut Gen. Grant or Gen. Halleck, that he left Gen. Sherman the day previous at Memphis, and that his command and was all safe. The total loss in killed and wounded was 170. The general result of his expedition, including the Smith and Yazoo river pavement
Attempt at Burglary. --On Saturday night an attempt was made by some negroes to force an entrance into the tailoring establishment of Mr. George R. Howard, on 14th street, between Main and Franklin, but some of the night watch being near by, the fellows were frightened off before accomplishing their object. Subsequently, however, two negroes, named Alexander, slave of James H. Grant, and Robert, the property of Dr. Jones, discovered lurking in the neighborhood of Mr. H.'s store under suspicious circumstances, were pursued, and being overtaken offered stout resistance to the officers, who finally succeeded in effecting their arrest. One of these fellows drew a pistol from his pocket and fired two barrels at the police before he could be overpowered, neither, however, of which took effect.