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shed but set free." The people will be the only sufferers. As regards general affairs, everything remains in a quiescent attitude. A determined attack has recently been made on Fort Pillow, and a fight is pending at Vicksburg. These two events, should they prove successful to the Federal arms, may change the policy of Halleck with reference to the coming battle. The opening of the Mississippi would enable him to throw a heavy body of troops into Memphis, and thence upon the left of Beauregard. In fact, the Federal General is reported to have remarked that he would take Corinth without firing a gun. It may, therefore, be his design to await the demonstrations on the river. These are the only contingencies on which he can depend to carryout the programme thus enunciated. The probabilities of a Federal success on the river is somewhat in their favor. According to the latest accounts, a strong force has landed at Osceola, which is near the point where the Yankee gunboats are
The Recent "Exchange" of Prisoners at Fort Pillow Interesting Correspondence Fort Pillow, May 20, 1862. To Gen Beauregard: The enemy sent down two hundred exchanged prisoners yesterday. They have the small pox among them. I shall quarantine them [Signed] John B. Vulep our. Brigadier General Commanding. Headq'rs Western Department,Corinth, Miss., May 20, 1862. Major-General H. W. Hallack, Commanding United States Forces: General: I have this day been informed by Brig -Gen. Villepigue, commanding Confederate forces at Fort Pillow, that two hundred exchanged prisoners were sent him on yesterday, and that these prisoners had the small-pox among them I have directed General Villepigue to return them forthwith. I presume that all this has been done without your knowledge, as your communication on the subject of exchange of prisoners. I regarded as an agreement on fair and equal terms. To send us prisoners effected with contagious disease of a