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The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1862., [Electronic resource], The war in the
The war in the Southwest. [from our Army Correspondent.] Corinth, May 24, 1862. Hourly we are watching for important developments. The enemy have again advanced on all sides, and in great force. Hope's division, before our right, embraces about forty thousand men, while Buel is coming in the centre. Grant and Thomas are said to be approaching by the left. Skirmishing was going on yesterday nearly all day at intervals, but without special results. As to our own army, it is daily strengthening the works, or taking new positions corresponding with those of the enemy, and we have every arrangement made that can be suggested by the skill and wisdom of our leaders to meet and beat back the human tide that is being hurled against us. Our men are in the best of spirits and anxious for the impeding crash to be over. We are living with nerves strung to their utmost tension. Hardly an hour passes by, day or night, when the "alarum" is not sounded in our ears, and we are calle