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d that point at daylight, capturing a number of supplies and destroying during the night the depot and track at Vienna, on the Jeffersonville and Indianapolis Railroad--Leaving Lexington, passed on North to the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad, near Vernon, where, finding Gen Manson with a heavy force of infantry, we skirmished with him two hours as a feint, while the main command moved round the town to Dupont, where squads were sent out to cut the roads between Vernon and Seymour on the west, Verd Laurenceburg on the east, Vernon and Madison on the south, and Vernon and Columbus on the north. Not much brighter were the bonfires and illuminations in celebration of the Vicksburg victory by the Yankees than our counter illuminations around Vernon. Many old ladies were aroused from their slumbers to rejoice over the brilliant victories recently achieved. Surmises were various and many One old lady know that the city of Richmond was on fire; another that Jeff Davis had been killed; a thir