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The War in Mississippi. The following dispatches from Gen. Grant were received on the 21st at Washington: Vicksburg, Miss., July 15, 1863. Major General H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief: Gen. Sherman has Jackson invested from Pearl river on the north to the river on the south. This has out off many hundred cast from the Confederacy. Gen. Sherman says he has force enough, and feels no apprehension about the result. Finding Yazoo city was being fortified. I sent Gen. Herron there with his division. He captured several hundred prisoners, one steamboat, five pieces of heavy artillery, and all the public stores fell into our hands. The enemy burnt three steamboats on the approach of the gunboats. The DeKalb was blown up and sunk in fifteen feet of water by the explosion of a torpedo. Finding that the enemy were crossing cattle for the rebel army at Natchez, and were said to have several thousand there now, I have sent steamboats and troops to collect th