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ately crossed the Big Black and went within eight miles of Vicksburg, where they met a line of negro pickets and chased them from their posts. The Yankee cavalry came up to their assistance, when our men retired. [second Dispatch.] Jackson, Miss., Aug. 26. --Grant has taken a force from Vicksburg up the White river, after Gen. Price, who has lately given the Yankees a tremendous thrashing in that quarter. Gen. Grant has lately issued orders to the citizens of Warren and Hinds counties to return to their homes and resume their usual avocations. He says that they shall be protected in all property except such as is necessary for the army, and that all property taken by the army shall be duly purchased by commissioned officers and, paid for. He advises the people to regard their slaves as free, and contract with them for labor or dispense with their services. The order was to go into effect on the 25th. Federal officers condemn the pillaging of their troops east o