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ned in Australia." We extract the following paragraph from his letter: At the time Jackson was being burnt by Grant, and Vicksburg was being invested, Col Clay Taylor, of General Price's staff, crossed the Mississippi river to Arkansas, witnessed the efforts making by the enemy to reinforce and feed. Grant's army, and saw thwork as a private and a gunner. Holmes's army was doing nothing — never was doing anything, but dying, running, and being captured, as at Arkansas Post. But Col Taylor's application was refused on the ground that the enemy would land and burn the country. (They did not burn Mississippi homes and plantations!) Gen. Price then went in person to second Col. Taylor's application. "I will go," said he, "and take my division with me; and let the enemy land if he dare; I'll whip him back into the river." But Holmes would not allow any thing of the kind to be attempted. The writer further states that Gen. Holmes had at one time 40,000 men, who were demoral