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Fourth of July celebration by the Miscegenations on President Davis's plantation. --The Yankees at Vicksburg had a grand celebration of the 4th of July on the plantation and in the house of the President, Mr. Davis. It was like affairs of the kind generally, and is only noteworthy because of the place where it was held whicMr. Davis. It was like affairs of the kind generally, and is only noteworthy because of the place where it was held which is thus described by the Vicksburg Herald. Whether the "ladies" alluded to are black or white does not appear anywhere in this record: Davis's Bend.--This is one of the most extraordinary bends of the wonderful Mississippi river, and has received its name from the fact of the settlement on the peninsula formed by the bend o
iries of the Great West.
On this tract are some six plantations, of from 800 to 1,200 acres each.
Two of the largest and best of these were owned by Jeff.
and Joe Davis, and are known as the "Jeff.
and Joe places."
The form of this peninsula is such, that a few companies of soldiers, with one or two stockades, can keep out