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the rebels no position for defence. The War in Mississippi. The following dispatches from Gen. Grant were received on the 21st at Washington: Vicksburg, Miss., July 15, 1863. Major General H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief: Gen. Sherman has Jackson invested from Pearl river on the north to the river on the south. This has out off many hundred cast from the Confederacy. Gen. Sherman says he has force enough, and feels no apprehension about the result. Finding Yazoo citGen. Sherman says he has force enough, and feels no apprehension about the result. Finding Yazoo city was being fortified. I sent Gen. Herron there with his division. He captured several hundred prisoners, one steamboat, five pieces of heavy artillery, and all the public stores fell into our hands. The enemy burnt three steamboats on the approach of the gunboats. The DeKalb was blown up and sunk in fifteen feet of water by the explosion of a torpedo. Finding that the enemy were crossing cattle for the rebel army at Natchez, and were said to have several thousand there now, I have sent
The Daily Dispatch: July 27, 1863., [Electronic resource], Gen. Johnston's movements — his next stand. (search)
ely destroyed at Yazoo city, when that point was last evacuated. The only exception to this wholesale destruction of the steamers, within his knowledge, was the Mears, which had been run up some of the small streams last spring, and could not be reached by the Yankees in their late raid on the river. The Montgomery Mail, of the 21st, says: Brandon, the present headquarters of General Johnston, is in Rankin county, and about fifteen miles east of Jackson. We do not believe that Sherman and Burnside will cross the Pearl river, for they well know the defeat that awaits them if they march on Brandon. If our conjectures are correct, they will fortify Jackson and endeavor to establish a railroad communication between New Orleans and the Northwest, as well as by way of the Mississippi river. We have conversed with an engineer who is one of the general railroad superintendents of the Government, who says that the loss of rolling stock is not so great as represented by the