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ear of Vicksburg, dated the 20th, to the Secretary of War, says Grant won a great victory over Pemberton at baker's Creek, on the Vicksburg and Jackson road, on the 16th. The rebels occupied a most k about 2,000 prisoners. On the 17th another battle was fought at Big Black River Bridge, Pemberton losing 2,000 prisoners. McClernand's corps charged the rifle-pits and took more prisoners than their own numbers Pemberton burned the bridge and retreated towards Vicksburg, losing 57 out of 60 cannon. Grant building four bridges, arrived before the town, which he closely invests. He had ophe bloody and decisive battle of Baker's Creek, defeating the entire force of Vicksburg, under Pemberton, and taking 29 pieces of artillery and 4,000 men; on the 17th the same force was defeated at Bbove Vicksburg. He states further that there are from 15,000 to 20,000 men in Vicksburg; that Pemberton lost nearly all his field artillery, and that Grant has probably captured nearly all of the en