--It is the general opinion in other portions of the Confederacy
that the portion of Louisiana
lying along the river is, and has been for a long time, conquered.
This is not so. There is not a point above the Bayou Plaquemine
that the Yankees
hold except their fortified places; and they are compelled by the ceaseless vigilance of scouts and cavalry commands to keep close to their lines.
Ex-Governor Henry Johnson
, of Louisiana
, is dead.
, of Kentucky
, is making patriotic speeches in Texas
and staff were at Shreveport
on the 24th.
The corn crops of Texas
this year are said to be immense.
By the census of 1860, the white population of Louisiana
was three hundred and seventy-six thousand nine hundred and thirteen; yet, at the last election, on the new abolition constitution, the whole vote cast only amounted to eight thousand and forty-two, or one in forty-seven of the entire population.