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le of Monday, June 1st, has been received here, and I send you the following summary of its news: Unofficial dispatches from Grant's army, of the 26th, represent no material change in affairs there on the 25th. On the evening of the 25th Pemberton asked a truce of two hours and a half to bury his dead. A Cairo dispatch of the 31st says, the fighting Monday lasted six hours. The battle was renewed on Tuesday. Few if any batteries have been taken. Shells from Sherman's guns came ove00 men have been sent to Vicksburg by Beauregard. An article on the military situation in the South says: On the whole, considering the defensive position, it (the South) has at least equal strength with the North for this campaign. Pemberton, according to our latest intelligence, will be able to hold out in that stronghold ten days or a fortnight, until Johnston, with his army, raises the siege and engages Grant in battle. Johnston is rapidly receiving reinforcements from all quar
s, and under the delusion of freedom and liberty, or by force, induced to become soldiers, and then put them in front of the battle to be mercilessly shot down by their former masters and protectors, and then leave them in the first hour of trial to die, to rot, as so many beasts. Since Tuesday, from all I can learn, the enemy has contented himself with shelling, cannonading and sharpshooting, and they occasionally succeed in picking off some of our men. As the firing is at long range Pemberton does not reply. On Tuesday morning Lieut. Col. Broun, of the 20th Mississippi mounted infantry, dashed into Raymond and captured the place, taking four hundred Federals, and about 50 or 60 runaway negroes. Not a gun was fired and nobody hurt. The sick and wounded were paroled; the well were brought here and sent east. Among them were some half dozen Captains and Lieutenante. The negroes have been brought here and put to work on the fortifications. The enemy is reported landin