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d pretended that he had been employed to carry a mall from Enterprise to Shubuta, and the citizens entrusted him with several letters; but the fact that he knew nobody in Meridian caused suspicion, which was increased on his arrival at Shubuta, and on being arrested and examined a slip of paper was found concealed in his shoe, containing the words: "Trust the bearer," and signed by Gen Hulburt. He confessed that he had been sent for the purpose of acquainting Gen. Banks with the failure of Sherman's expedition, and that his plan was to leave the railroad at some point above Mobile, and make his way to the enemy's outposts. He first gave his name as William Cunningham, but afterwards said it was Kidd. He appears to be from Missouri, and to be well acquainted about Vicksburg. He is said to be very shrewd, and of a fair education for his age. He wore a Yankee uniform at Enterprise, but swapped it off with a boy at Shubuta Another lad, of about the same age, was brought down at t
Sherman's expedition. --A gentleman who arrived in Mobile Wednesday night, says the Advertiser and Register, of the 25th, confirms in general the accounts from Mississippi and adds some interesting items: He reports, on the authority of Yankee prisoners at Enterprise, that Hurlburt's corps is retiring on Yazoo City and McPherson's on Natchez. The prisoners attribute the failure of the expedition to the fact that Grierson and Logan were unable to make a junction with Sherman at MeriSherman at Meridian. We do not understand Logan's whereabouts, but Grierson came by Pontotoc. We are assured that Gen. Forrest whipped Grierson soundly at Tibbee, taking a considerable number of prisoners, and the latter retreated in the direction of North Alabama. The report of his being at Aberdeen is not fully substantiated, though there is a rumor that he has burned the town. The damage done to the Mobile and Ohio Railroad extends from Lauderdale to two miles below Quitman, a distance of forty-si