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The New Orleans Era is informed that these are 100,000 intend of between Fort Hudson and Jackson, three-fourths of with belong to the Confederate Convergent. A "city battertion" is about being in Petersburg.
Runaway in jail. --Jesse Jackson, a slave, was committed to this jail on the 25th day of March last 5 feet 8 inches high slender built, dark complexion. His owner will please come forward, prove property, and take him away. George D Pleasants, Sheriff Henrico county. au 11--6w
sses which their ranks had sustained, and commenced a destruction of the houses by fire, which was kept up until there was but little left of the town but ashes.--Jackson has been an ill-fated place. When it was captured before, there was a great destruction worked. Joe Johnston caused one or two of the main blocks of buildings t there is now a heap of ruins. The fate of the inhabitants of Vicksburg has been enviable beside that of the people of Jackson. The country between here and Jackson is represented as being completely devastated. --Between the two armies which have been marching and countermarching over it, it has been ground to powder. The the army needs an overhauling. It seems particularly necessary, owing to the incidents of the campaign ending with the capture of Vicksburg and the destruction of Jackson, that the entire army should be brigaded anew. If our old regiments are ever to be filled up by recruits or by drafted men, now is the time to do it. There are
Runaway in jail --Jesse Jackson, a slave, was committed to this jail on the 25th day of March last, 5 feet 8 inches high slender build, dark complexion. His owner will please come forward, prove property, and take him away. George D Pleasants, Sheriff Henrico county. au 11--6w
Runaway in jail --Jesse Jackson, a slave, was committed to this jail on the 25th day of March last 5 feet 8 inches high slender built, dark complexion. His owner will please com forward, prove property, and take him away. George D Pleasants, Sheriff Henrico county. au 11--6w
The Daily Dispatch: August 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], From the Trans Mississippi.--speculations about Grants army. (search)
erests receives his attention. All claims for service are being audited and liquidated as rapidly as possible, and the machinery of the State Government prepared for an economical and just administration. Another letter from the same place has some interesting speculations about Grant's army. It says: Let us suppose that Grant's forces, all told, including the reinforcements he may have received from the time he landed at Grand Gulf to his return to Vicksburg after the fall of Jackson, numbered 120,000 men. Of these he lost in battle — killed, wounded, and prisoners, thirty five thousand men, fifteen thousand more are in hospitals, sick or convalescent, and thirty thousand furloughed, including stragglers and deserters. This would show an actual deficit of thirty five thousand, and an aggregate deficit of eighty thousand men now in his army — leaving remaining forty thousand men now on duty properly belonging to Grant's army. Of these probably not more than fifteen tho
Runaway in jail. --Jesse Jackson, a slave, was committed to this jail on the 25th day of March last 5 feet 8 inches high slander build, dark complexion. His owner will please some forward, prove property, and take him away. George D Pleasants, Sheriff Seartee county. au 11--6w