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The Daily Dispatch: May 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Yankee retreat from
Latest from Jackson death of Gen Tilghman Brandon, May 17. --Two gentlemen rode to Jackson to day and traversed the city. The enemy had evacuated about 2 o'clock. It is supposed that they number about forty thousand, and have retreated towards Vicksburg. Firing has been heard in that direction, and it is supposed that Gen. Pemberton is in their rear Before leaving they burned the Confederate House, the depots, the penitentiary, Green & Phillips's factory, Steven's foundry, Lenoi
Mobile, May 18.--The Advertiser and Register's special report, under date Jackson, 18th, says there was a heavy and indecisive battle near Edwards's depot, on Saturday.--We fell back to our entrenchments.
Loss heavy on both sides.
Gen. Tilghman, of Ky., was killed.
[Second Dispatch.] Mobile, May 18.
--The special reporter of the Advertiser, dated Jackson, 17th, says:--Arrived in reconnoitering train.
Repeats previous accounts of damages.
The Catholic Church was destroy