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Northern Reports from Vicksburg. Our Fredericksburg correspondent, under date of the 25th inst., writes us as follows: A Yankee officer who came over in flag of truce boat yesterday said, "Grant had telegraphed Halleck that he had driven Pemberton from his outer line of entrenchments, captured 57 guns, (all Pemberton had except three.) And his line extended from Haines's Bluff all around to the river below Vicksburg, and that he had invested Vicksburg." If so, it is the worst "investment" Grant ever made. Of course it is untrue. Hot climates seem to increase the fecundity of falsehood in the Yankee mind. This time last year Pope telegraphed Halleck he had taken 10,000 prisoners at Corinth. I am not going to believe that Vicksburg will fall. It is simply impossible, unless Pemberton is a traitor, which I cannot believe. There is no use being despondent in advance, and censure is unjust until we know it is deserved. Last night there was considerable commotion amo