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The Daily Dispatch: June 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], Additional from the
The Daily Dispatch: June 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], The New Yankee raid. (search)
From Vicksburg and Port Houses. Progress of the siege — heavy firing at both places — gunboats Jackson, June 10. --Memphis papers, of the 6th, say that Grant is mounting heavy rifled Parrot guns. His parallels are within 350 yards of ours. The Memphis Bulletin says that Grant's sharpshooters command the rebel works. No rebel dare show his head above the paraffin. Sherman commands the right, McPherson the centre, and McClernand the left. The advanced regiments are relieved by fresh troops daily. A Northern dispatch says that Hanter's troops have sailed from Port Royal to reinforce Banks. Nothing further from Port Hudson. But little firing at Vicksburg to-day. It has been raining hard all day. Jackson's cavalry and a skirmish with the enemy at Edwards's Depot. The enemy retired. Our loss was two killed. [Second Dispatch.] Jackson, June 11. --Our scouts from the vicinity of Vicksburg report that Grant in hauling water for
The Daily Dispatch: June 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], Late from
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Bask's operations at Port Hadeen. Summit, June 13. --A gentleman from Woodville reports Banks fortifying on Thompson's Creek, northwest of Port Hudson. He is planting heavy siege guns. Banks has mustered out several regiments. Sherman's left arm (leg?) has been amputated. Jackson, June 13.--An officer just from Natches reports the gunboat Arizona aground on the bar, four miles below Natchesz, on the 11th. The river had fallen three feet since. He also confirms the sinking of the Essex and two boats at Port Hudson.