Jackson, June 3
--The result of the siege of Vicksburg
, so far, is very encouraging to our side.
The enemy have been repulsed, with immense slaughter, in every attempt to storm the works.
must be compelled to raise the siege in a few days.
It is reported that he is returning to Grand Gulf
The storming of the works is looked for in the next forty-eight hours. [So reads the dispatch]
The Memphis Bulletin
, of the 30th, claims 5,000 prisoners at Young's Point
, and says the news from Vicksburg
is not stimulating; that the slaughter on the part of the Federal
was not as large as reported; that the place is closely invested, and no apprehensions felt for the result at Vicksburg