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April 16.


A fleet of eight National gunboat:; and several transports, under the command of Admiral Porter, passed the rebel batteries at Vicksburgh, to-night, without any material damage, except the loss by fire of one of the transports, laden with commissary stores and forage.--(Doc. 169)


A party of Indians attacked a detachment of eighteen soldiers at Medalia, thirty miles from Mankato, Minnesota, killing one and wounding two, besides killing a boy and two men belonging to the settlement.--The British steamer Gertrude was captured off Harbor Island, W. I., by the National gunboat Vanderbilt.

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