fore it started out for active operations on Vicksburgh burgh, and we arrived there about dark on that they would take their Christmas dinner in Vicksburgh.
Many invitations were given among friends o Richmond — a little town thirty miles from Vicksburgh, and no further from the river than Dallas oan fifteen thousand troops at the outside in Vicksburgh; and that, although there were rifle-pits anoming into the main channel again just above Vicksburgh.
The Yazoo followed the old channel, and thn burying the dead.
They also brought a few Vicksburgh papers of that morning, containing a glowingdiers and officers recently operating before Vicksburgh, my hearty thanks for the zeal, alacrity, anIt will never do to let General Grant get to Vicksburgh at the same time we do, or he will take all Milliken's Bend, only twenty-five miles from Vicksburgh, where the fleet lay for thirty hours.
Ateport of the part taken in the battle before Vicksburgh, on the twenty-eighth and twenty-ninth inst.