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Later from Vicksburg. Confirmation of the great slaughter of Yankees. Horrible stench of the dead Bodies--two gunboats sunk, &c. Mobile, May 28. --The special correspondent of the Advertiser and Register, under date of Jackson, 27th, says: Reports from below state that Banks has crossed his army at Bayou Sars. A Federal deserter confirms the reports of the carnage among the enemy at Vicksburg. --Grant sent in a flag to-day about the sick and wounded. Pemberton is burning tar and using other disinfectants to save his troops from the effects of the stench from the Yankee dead, who are rotting in front of our works. The slaughter of the Yankees has been far greater than in any other battle of the war. The Mississippian states that two gunboats have been sunk by our batteries at Vicksburg, and that the battle on Saturday was the most stubborn of all.
interesting to our readers at this time: Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, contains about 1aries of the Yazoo, and 115 miles N. by E. of Jackson, on the New Orleans, Jackson and Northern raiJackson and Northern railroad. Canton is a flourishing town in Madison county, Mississippi, of which it is the county site. It is situated on the New Orleans, Jackson and Northern railroad, about 25 miles N. E. of JaJackson. Raymond is a village about 16 miles S. W. of Jackson, and about 8 miles South of the SoJackson, and about 8 miles South of the Southern Mississippi railroad, with which it is connected by a branch road, and about the same distance from the New Orleans, Jackson and Northern railroad. Okolona is a small town in Mississippifrom Grand Gulf, and 65 miles southeast from Jackson. Port Hudson is a town of some importancpi, and flowing in a southerly direction past Jackson, a distance of 250 miles, passes through Laken a south westerly direction, passing between Jackson and Vicksburg, empties into the Mississippi r[1 more...]
Runaway--$50 reward --From my house, on Monday, the 25th inst, a negro Woman, named Ann Jackson. She is about 18 years old, dark complexion, about 5 feet 8 inches high. When she ran away she was a little lame. The above reward will be given for her delivery to me. M May, No. 236 B cad street. my 27--3t*