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tion to Jackson, Miss., had returned. The troops employed in this expedition were Sherman's army corps, the 15th, commanded by Gen. Steele; the 13th army corps, Gen. Ord commanding, with Lanman's division of the 16th army corps attached, a portion of the 16th and 9th army corps, commanded by Gen. Parker, and McArthur's division of Gen. McPherson's corps — in all about four army corps, the whole commanded by Gen. Sherman. These several commands are now encamped around the city, Gen. Ord's being on the flat just below, while the remainder are scattered about, a portion being on the line of works extending from Haines's Bluff to Big Black. Gen. Heron's corhing more important was intended or expected. The march to Jackson from the Big Black was a very hard one; but the return there from, accomplished in three days by Ord's corps, was still harder.--Some of the veterans of this corps, who have experienced nearly everything possible in the way of marching, assure me that the suffering