isobeys the order and commits a fatal error.
Sherman's incendiary record in Jackson.
his use of tn Vicksburg — that of Porter's fleet; that of Sherman's army; and that of Grant, which may be desigvina; that four divisions of the enemy, under Sherman, occupied Clinton, ten miles west of Jacksond ordering him to come up, if practicable, on Sherman's rear at once, and adding: To beat such a de Johnston, he moved, not to risk an attack on Sherman, but in another direction towards Raymond, fled the way to Vicksburg.
On the 15th April Gen. Sherman's corps marched into Jackson.
The incendia, and a large cotton-factory were burned.
As Sherman's troops marched out, a volume of smoke rose Gen. Johnston, stating that, as the attack on Sherman had failed, the only means by which a union cas invested by the enemy on the eastern side: Sherman holding the right of the lines, McPherson the the division of Gen. Blair, and a brigade of Sherman's division assaulted what was thought to be a