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appears is that Charleston, the often threatened, is still to flourish under the Confederate flag. From Vicksburg it is sufficient to say that there is no news. It is now several weeks since the first expedition was defeated in a battle hardly less bloody than that at Fredericksburg. In the meantime the Confederates, delivered from apprehensions in Virginia, have been able to concentrate a great army for the defence of this stronghold, which to judge from the emphatic language of President Davis, they purpose to defend to the last extremity. On the other hand, the Federal army has been largely reinforced and the conflict of promises almost to rival in its dimensions the siege of Sebastapol. But here, also, the magnitude of the enterprise is equivocal to a Federal reverse. It is, of course, possible, that, by a regular investment, a succession of bloody battles and a delay of army makes or Vicksburg may be taken. But when such immense exertions are necessary to effect to li
Military Promotion. --Brig. Gen. C. H. Rodes, who bore a distinguished part in the battle of Chancellorsville as commander of D. H. Hill's old division, was commissioned by President Davis on Thursday a full Major General, a fitting reward to a gallant soldier.