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From the Yankee defences — reported destruction of Yankee gunboats. Merrily March 25. --A letter in the Advertiser and Register, dated Vicksburg, 23d says: On Saturday morning Col. Ferguson, commanding the batteries at the junction of Deep Crack with Sunflower river, 30 miles above junction with the Yanoo, repulsed the enemy destroyed, it is said, three gunboats and driving the balance back. Col. Ferguson had sufficient strength to hold the enemy in check, and recommended that reinforcements be sent in rear of the enemy to out off their retreat. This movement on the part of the enemy was to flank our batteries at Payne's Stuff, on the Yazoo.
Latest from Fort Pemberton. Mobile, March 26. --The Appeal of the 24th, has a letter, dated Fort Pemberton, 21st, which says: The occasional booming of cannon up the river tells us our boys are after the Yankees. The Chillicothe is left almost a wreck. Her quarter gunner's body has been found, killed by a shot from our heavy guns, after passing through the boat's iron mail. General Loring calls the engagement the Battle of Tallahantable. The Appeal says the reputes of the enemy in their attempt to enter Sunflower river has been definitely ascertained. The fleet was driven back, and a number of their barges captured. The enemy are reported to have made another advance against Fort Pemberton, with increased strength. Every effort will be made to defeat them, as the importance of holding the position seems to be appreciated by our authorities.