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ops, a few days since; some went up, and some down the river; the troops were taken from the vicinity of the Big Black; it is thought by some that these forces were to overrun Southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana. The negroes and Federals at Vicksburg are dying off rapidly; there is a great number of deaths among the citizens also. Lincoln's oath of allegiance will soon be administered to every inhabitant who will take it, and those unwilling will be sent into our lines. Fifty of President Davis's negroes have died since they were taken to Vicksburg; negroes can be seen lying dead almost daily about fence corners in the outskirts of the town; they get sick and crawl to some place to shade them from the sun's rays, and finally die from want and exposure. No stores have yet been opened at Vicksburg; druggists obtained permission to put up prescriptions, but are not allowed to sell anything else; the Yankees are issuing rations to all who are not able to purchase food — those who
Slightly Insubordinate. --John G. Davis, ex-member of Congress from Indiana, lately delivered an address at Indianapolis, in which he declared that he was an out-and-out peace man, and in favor of a Western Confederacy. "As for Lincoln," said uffian provost marshals, and his great machine for the subjugation of the liberties of his own people." Here is what Davis said upon the Federal conscript and Congressional enactments in general: I never will pledge myself to submit to al This, if correctly reported, is rather revolutionary. It is, however, the programme of the Northern Copperheads. Mr. Davis disposes of the Abolition Home Guard the troops raised to keep people under — in a very brief and summary style: th. We are taxed to arm these Home Guards. If they are armed to subjugate Democrats, we will fight them to death. Davis stands squarely before the issue — peace. It is his word day and night, his book and staff. Peace and reunion, or peace