Our telegrams from the Southwest
still continue to be of the most cheering character.
The brave garrison of Vicksburg
is as confident and determined as ever, and Kirby Smith
, with ten thousand men, is said to occupy Miliken's Bend, some twenty miles above Vicksburg
, on the right bank of the Mississippi
, and to have cut off Banks
The Northern news has been anticipated in our issue of Monday.
It will be noticed that all the reports concur in the Yankee
losses at Vicksburg
and Port Hudson
to have been enormous.
No wonder that Grant
should call for reinforcements.