ains unmolested, and affairs are moving on there about as usual.
Trains are running on the roads from Water Valley to Grenada, and from Grenada to Panola.
The telegraph will soon be in operation in that region.
Natchez is, consequent on the fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson, at last in the forcible and positive possession of the Yankee.
The vandals, its mediately on the landing from their war fleet, the broadsides of which commanded the city, seized the palatial residences of Messrs. David Stanton, A. L. Wilson, and others, and that of the widow Fred, Stapton, and converted them into their head quarters, barracks, hospitals, guard houses, etc. They also seized over 2,000 negroes in Natchez and vicinity, and have converted the large warehouses of the city into quarters for them.--There negroes they at once put to work erecting fortifications around the city, as a provision against an inland attack and recapture by land.
The farms in the country for miles around have been robbe