men in all their yesterday's firing.
This morning firing was heard again in the front, and as we had learned yesterday, while we were at Holly Springs, that Gen. Sherman, with the army from Memphis, was at Chulahoma, only eight miles west of us, we were at first in doubt as to whether he had not reached the Tallahatchie and wasermined upon making a stubborn fight at the Tallahatchie, but let them fight as stubbornly as they will, there can be no result to them but defeat — the armies of Sherman and Grant will overwhelm them.
This evening, after Colonel Lee's forces and the two Ohio regiments had withdrawn to camp, some distant firing was heard in the south-west, which must have been Sherman attacking the enemy at Wyatt's Ford.
The sky was lowering and the air was thick with mist, and the distant discharges of the guns do not come to us in sharp reports.
The sound is like rolls of distant, muttering thunder, premonitions of a storm that will burst against the rebel fortificati