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Vicksburg March 25 --Two of the enemy's gunboats attempted to pass down the river this morning. Our batteries opened upon them with effect. One was sunk opposite our batteries. The other was badly riddled, and now Res opposite the canal batteries. It is expected that she will be sunk. The was set on fire, but appeared to be extinguished. The firing of our batteries was splendid. Almost every shot took effect. [official account] The following official confirmation of the [official account] The following official confirmation of the above dispatch was received at the War Department yesterday: Jackson, Miss, March 25, To Gen. S. Cooper, Adj't and Inspr Gen'l: The following telegram was received this morning from Gen. Stevenson: Four boats came to the turn at sunrise. Two attempted to pass--one was sunk, with all on board, the other Has at the month of the canal apparently disabled. (Signed,) J. C. Pemerton Lieutenant-General Comd'g.
From the Yankee defences — reported destruction of Yankee gunboats. Merrily March 25. --A letter in the Advertiser and Register, dated Vicksburg, 23d says: On Saturday morning Col. Ferguson, commanding the batteries at the junction of Deep Crack with Sunflower river, 30 miles above junction with the Yanoo, repulsed the enemy destroyed, it is said, three gunboats and driving the balance back. Col. Ferguson had sufficient strength to hold the enemy in check, and recommended that reinforcements be sent in rear of the enemy to out off their retreat. This movement on the part of the enemy was to flank our batteries at Payne's Stuff, on the Yazoo.
From Tennessee. Chattanooga, March 25. --All quiet. No fighting since Morgan's engagement at Liberty. The Federal still occupy Murfreesboro'. Our scouts are in Lebanon, and operating along the south bank of the Cumberland river from Lebanon to Stone's river. Accounts from the north bank of the Cumberland report that the Yankees are destroying farming implements and foraging the whole country. The inhabitants are compelled to hide their provisions. Five thousand Yankee infantry occupy Gallatin, and the Louisville road is strongly guarded. It is reported that the Yankees have destroyed Stone's river railroad and turnpike bridges between Murfreesboro' and Nashville.
The General Assembly of Georgia--Governor Brown's message. Milledgeville, March 25. --The General Assembly, convened in extra session, was organized to-day. Gov. Brown sent in a message in which he recommended the restriction of the planting of cotton to one-quarter of an acre to each hand, under a heavy penalty. He argues the necessity of the cause, presenting the possible scarcity of previsions. He recommends that further restrictions be put upon the distillation of spirits so as to prevent the use of potatoes, peas and dried peaches, for that purpose. He opposes the endorsement of the bonds of the Confederate States by Georgia, as calculated to impair the confidence of capitalists and injure the credit of the State at home and abroad. He says it could do the Confederacy no good. He recommended that Congress be requested to levy a tax to pay the interest on the whole debt, and create a sinking fund to extinguish the debt gradually. He urges a cordial support of t
The Secession movement in Kentucky. Merrily, March 25. --A special dispatch to the Appeal,. from Panels, 22d, says: The Memphis Argus, of the 19th inst., received here, states that several brigades had passed Memphis going South. A Cincinnati letter, dated the 15th instant, expresses the firm opinion that the Unionis's of Central and Southern Kentucky are settling up their business preparatory to abandoning their homes. It also save that the Kentucky Secessionists are assuming for ridable proportions, and within 30 days the revolution may begin. Troops were passing through Cincinnati, but not into Kentucky. Ransom's 10,010 cavalry will be too late. Stanton has ordered that all private arms in Cincinnati be secured.
Evacuation of Pensacola. Mobile, March 25. --Official intelligence has been received of the evacuation of Pensacola by the enemy. They now occupy our navy yard and Forts Barrancas and Hyacinth. The garrison of the town, and all others that could be spared, have been sent to Gen. Banks.