k in military and political circles.
The ing opinion is, that the Governor need not have been in so unseemly a hurry to master the men out of the service, seeing that, even while he was writing the proclamation to that effect, the Harrisburg telegrams must have informed him that the danger of a rebel invasion was now more threatening than ever.
Grand Gulf to be evacuated — the movement against Grant's Communications.
A letter from Grand Gulf, Miss., of the 9th inst., to the Madison (Wisconsin) Journal, referring to the movements of the 12th Wisconsin regiment, says:
We have orders to join our division at Vicksburg, and with this end in view all negroes, horses, mules and extras have been sent up the river, and most likely we shall leave here ourselves in a day or two.
This point seem to be destined for complete evacuation by our forces, but a surveillance by gunboats will be kept up to prevent reoccupation by the rebels Since General Grant opened his bast of supplies