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get through their work here and bags some of them. If they go, they leave our sick and wounded here, and will only be too glad to be rid of them; but it is to be hoped there will be no long intermission between the pulling down of the stars and bars and the hoisting of the Stars and Stripes, for we should stand a fair chance of starving. Of course, situated as we are, the news that we hear is vague and unsatisfactory, and it is only worth noting down in order to compare with the original Jacobs, of which we hope in a few days to be in possession. It is probable that you, even as I write, know more of the campaign of the last month than I, who have been an actor in it. It is a fact that no one knows so little about a war, or even a great battle, as the soldier engaged. We are told that Port Hudson fell on the twenty-seventh of June, the works being stormed by a last desperate charge of our men; and it is this sudden release of Banks's troops, the energy with which they have be
arkson, of the Twelfth; and the third under Major Jacobs, of the Third--the whole under Lieutenant-Cthere had any expectation of our approach. Major Jacobs's detachment of the Third was detailed for such effect as shall presently be seen. Major Jacobs's only artillery force was one howitzer, unr purpose against the enemy during the war, Major Jacobs destroyed and laid in ruins the costly struch-coveted desideratum has been reached. Major Jacobs destroyed the finest cotton-mill in the Sta amount of stores for the rebel army. When Major Jacobs destroyed the cotton factory he said to theggestion was immediately improved by many. Major Jacobs destroyed a railroad train of thirty cars, r safety, and was in motion, backing out, when Jacobs ordered its capture. Private White, of companstruction, and I do not know how much more, Major Jacobs returned to the main column, having made a s. Truly a maguificent day's work. After Major Jacobs had started with his detachment to Rocky Mo[1 more...]