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rs we shall have a thrilling retrospective view of the heroic deeds of the long struggle to beat back the masses which were day after day thrown against its defences. That it has been bravely defended all of us know. The Commander in Chief, Gen. Pemberton, has been as it were on trial; a trial of blood. He has been charged with incompetency, in efficiency, and a want of patriotism. He has certainly been unpopular. The people of Charleston were greatly dissatisfied when he was sent to commandence in him. The trial which was to vindicate him or prove the correctness of the accusations against him has come. It has been one of the most terrible encounters with the enemy during the war — while it has been the most prolonged. How General Pemberton has acquitted himself, the details alone can fully explain. That he has fought bravely, however, there can be no doubt. It should be gratifying, however, to the nation, which known so little of him, that a man who has cast his lot with us
ast. Mr. Saunders states that the stench of the dead Yankees offended citizens six miles from the battle-field. Gen. Pemberton sent a flag of truce to Grant and demanded that he remove his wounded and bury his dead, which demand was complied wi see their sweethearts, as the rebels were all to be sent North. Gen. Grant demanded a surrender of the city, and gave Pemberton three days to consider the proposition. The rebel General replied that he didn't want three minutes to consider the quderal loss around the entrenchment at Vicksburg is estimated by them at from 35,000 to 40,000. General Grant sent in to Pemberton to know why he fired railroad spikes and poisoned balls at them? The only answer Gen. P made to this cession was that burg has lulled, and the enemy has fallen back and commenced fortifying among the bills in parallel lines with those of Pemberton. His assaults on the Vicksburg works have been terribly disastrous. More of the enemy have been slaughtered before th