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Mobile, March 23. --The Appeal, of the 21st inst, says that the cachet steamer Natchez, with 1,300 bales of cotton, was destroyed by fire on the 13th inst, on a trip up the Yazoo. The Hartford and Monongahela were allowed to approach within 470 yards of our batteries at Grand Gulf, when they opened upon them, the vessels replying with broadsides several times. A dozen shots struck the vessels. Parties were seen carrying the wounded below. No damage on our side. The Natchez Courier says that the Hartford, the Federal fit ship, with Commodore Farragut on board, an choired in front of that city on Tuesday afternoon, 16th inst., and rent a small boat with a flag of truce ashore with a note addressed to the Mayor, stating that if the United States boats were fired on by the people of Natchez, or by guerillas, he would bombard the city. The Hartford remained all night and left with the Monongahela next morning.
Affairs in Tennessee. Chattanooga, March 23. --There was no movement of the army of Tennessee on Tuesday. The enemy advanced on the roads from Franklin towards Columbia, but on Saturday retired to Franklin. Gen. Van-Dorn is still on the North side of Duck river. Our forces occupy Florence and Tuscaloosa. There has been no movement of the enemy from Corinth in this direction. Morgan had a fight at Auburn, Cannon county. Tenn., on Friday, with an overwhelming force of the enemy. he fought gallantly, and killed and wounded a number of the enemy, but at last was forced to retire before superior numbers.
From Vicksburg and Memphis. Jackson, March 23. --A special dispatch to the Appeal, dated Grenada, 20th, says: Dispatches to the Memphis Argus from Vicksburg, to the 13th, state that twenty five "rebels" were captured whilst tearing out the levee above the canal. Bayon Macon is pronounced unnavigable on account of the snags. One division of the Yankee army left Memphis Tuesday last, (13th,) on a light draft steamer, bound to Yazoo Pass. The river is falling at Memphis; also, the upper tributaries.