have routed the Yankee
column near Baldwin
, in North Mississippi
, capturing 200 wagons heavily loaded with stores of all descriptions.
made a forced march to meet the enemy.
are more destructive than ever before in the State
has erected another battery on the Mississippi river
at Sunny Side, below Greenville
, and has a number of Yankee boats hemmed up. He had destroyed three steamers up to the 7th inst.
--A special dispatch to the Tribune,
, June 11th, says that Forrest
made a forced march and threw his command between the Yankee
advance and Baldwin
He held them, by severe and gallant fighting, for five hours, when Buford
struck them on the flank, driving them four miles. An official note says the enemy were routed, and that we captured over 200 wagons loaded with stores, and many prisoners.
The destruction of property on the Yankee
line of advance is unparalleled.
The negroes are very vindictive.