Confirmation of the great slaughter of Yankees.
Horrible stench of the dead Bodies--two gunboats sunk, &c.
--The special correspondent of the Advertiser and Register,
under date of Jackson
, 27th, says:
Reports from below state that Banks
has crossed his army at Bayou Sars.
A Federal deserter confirms the reports of the carnage among the enemy at Vicksburg
sent in a flag to-day about the sick and wounded.
is burning tar and using other disinfectants to save his troops from the effects of the stench from the Yankee
dead, who are rotting in front of our works.
The slaughter of the Yankees
has been far greater than in any other battle of the war.
states that two gunboats have been sunk by our batteries at Vicksburg
, and that the battle on Saturday was the most stubborn of all.