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a quantity of six-pound shot to Helena — the first shipment of ammunition of Memphis manufacture ever made.--In a few days they will be making shot and shell of all sizes. The cannon recently cast by them is getting along well. The Sappers and Miners, under Capt. Pickett, are progressing rapidly with their work at Fort Harris. One gun has already been mounted, and the remainder will be placed in position to-day — after which they will be engaged in a similar service elsewhere under Gen. Pillow. The Coahoma Invincible, from Friar's Point, Miss., reached the city last night, on the fast steamer Mary E. Keene. They are a fine looking military corps, and are to rendezvous at Corinth, Miss., at which point there will be 2,500 troops by this evening.--The steamer Judge Fletcher yesterday morning landed one company from Pine Bluff, Ark., composed of one hundred and twenty members, and another from Helena, composed of eighty members, commanded by Capt. Cleburne, a gallant officer
Characteristic. --Gen. Pillow, being about raising a Brigade of volunteers for the Southern army, sent a message to the noted Parson Brownlow, requesting him to serve as Chaplain. The "Reverend" individual replied in characteristic style, saying: "When I shall have made up my mind to go to hell, I will cut my throat, and go direct, and not travel round by way of the Southern Confederacy." We hope he will try the experiment. Whether he succeeded in reaching his destination or not, by so doing he would rid the land of his presence--"a consummation most devoutly to be wished."--