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g the designs of their Generals, we feel quite assured that his statement is correct. The article appears to have been written before Sherman had arrived at Meridian. It supposes him to be in possession of that place, which is 140 miles from Vicksburg, and to have placed the railroad to that point in good working order. In the meantime Banks and Farragut are to be supposed to have taken Mobile. Then there will be two forces planted at important strategic points--one at Meridian, the other at Mobile — and these two points are connected by a railroad, (Mobile and Ohio.) Sherman is then to push eastward to Selma, Ala, and these operations are to give the Yankees possession of the triangle of which the three points are Mobile, Meridian, and Selma — a country of enormous value to the Confederacy, and of equal value to the Yankees; for in the district between Selma, Vicksburg, and Mobile, there will be two water bases--one on the Gulf, and the other on the Mississippi — with four<