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The enemy Shelling Vicksburg. the City to be defended to the last-destruction of Confederate gunboats — tax laid on the City of New Orleans, &c. Jackson, Miss., June 29. --Passengers from Vicksburg this morning report that yesterday morning seven Federal vessels succeeded in passing up by our batteries. A severe bombardment was commenced, lasting two hours, from the fleet and the batteries on the Louisiana shore. It is understood that several of the enemy's vessels, including the Brooklyn, were badly damaged, with heavy slaughter among their crews. The Confederate loss was nine, including one woman killed. Our batteries are uninjured. The enemy's fire was principally directed at the city. Several houses were shattered. A deserter reports that the enemy's loss was heavy, and that they expected an easy capture. [later.] We learn from Vicksburg that the enemy is slowly bombarding the town from the mortar boats to- day. The telegraph office has been s