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Affairs at Vicksburg. Meridian, Jan. 26 --The enemy exhibit unusual activity at Vicksburg. Reinforcements have been sent there from Memphis. Sherman and Staff arrived there recently, but their destination is unknown. Stark's cavalry had a skirmish with the enemy at Messenger's Ferry, on Big Black, a few days ago. Some prisoners were taken and a number of Yankees killed. Our cavalry had a brush with the Maine brigade, near Rodney, on the 18th, defeating the Yankees. [second Dispatch.] Meridian, Jan. 27. --Advices from Vicksburg, of the 20th, state that the enemy are making preparations to move out and occupy Jackson. Pontoon bridges are being thrown across Big Black for that purpose.--Sherman left Vicksburg on the 18th, on a gunboat which went down the river.