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e down the river within the last few days. The enemy has been firing incendiary shells three days, but with no damage. Maj. Martin, of the 26th La., was killed last Sunday, and Col. McLaunn, of the 27th La., seriously wounded. Citizens of Vicksburg who have arrived here (Jackson) confirm the news of the heavy bombardment Saturday, and say our loss was comparatively nothing. All in Vicksburg now feel that Gen. Johnston will arrive in time. The general tone of the editorials in the Citizen is cheerful. The edition is printed on wall paper. Gen. Parson's battery at Cypress Creek, five miles below Napoleon, Ark., fired on five transports loaded with troops, crippling them badly. The troops landed and attempted to storm the battery, but were driven back with the less of 300. The Brookhaven prisoners arrived here to-day. They had orders on their raid to strike through the country, destroy the railroads, and, upon reaching Pensacola, embark for New Orleans.
prisoners, 10 heavy guns, and a large amount of stores. Their loss in killed and wounded is not known. The same dispatch says their position at Thibodaux was also carried, by whom it is not stated, but it is supposed by Gen. Walker. This gives us command of the Mississippi river above New Orleans, and enables us to cut off Banks's supplies. Lt. Wilson, with a volunteer company, captured Capt. Manners and his entire party of 53 man, after killing four who burned the train of cars at Brookhaven a few days since. [second Dispatch] Summit, June 29. --The New Orleans True Della, of the 24th, contains a report of a fight at Lafouchie Crossing, La., on the 23d. The Federal force engaged was six regiments. --The Confederate force is not stated. The Confederates charged and captured a Federal battery, but are reported as losing in the charge fifty-three killed, including Colonel Walker, of the 2d Texas, and sixteen prisoners. Col. W. was buried under a flag of truce.