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The movement on Mobile. An official dispatch was yesterday received at the War Department from Mobile, stating that the Yankees had reached Quitman, Miss., on the Mobile and Ohio railroad, at which point they destroyed some of the trestle work of the road. The force that accomplished this is presumed, of course, to be a detachment of Sherman's army.
e cavalry expedition under Gens. Grierson and Smith, started from Memphis, moving across the country southwardly. It was understood (says the New York Times) that these columns were intended to act in conjunction, the one to attack, and the other to out off the retreat of Polk and Forrest, who were scouring Central and Northern Mississippi. This movement was generally regarded as a great flanking movement on Johnston's army. A Nashville dispatch to the Cincinnati Gazettes says that Gen. Sherman entered Jackson, Miss., on the 5th, the Confederates offering but little resistance, and falling back over Peart river. It was thought that the Confederates were receiving reinforcements from Dalton. There was a considerate fight at Clinton Miss., on the 4th. The Federal troops charged a rebel battery and just 15 killed and 30 wounded. The enemy were driven off, and the troops continued their advance. Another dispatch from Chattanooga says that Gen. Thomas army is now in motion for Tu
Mobile. The movement against Mobile is now engrossing public attention. The march of Sherman from Vicksburg is a bold project, and was prosecuted with steadiness up to last dates. His route wand south, crossing the line of the Mississippi Railroad at right angles. He was there awaiting Sherman's approach; but when the Yankee commander reached Morton, sixty-one miles from Meridian, he divolk and get between him and Mobile. Upon the approach of the column under Hurlbut — with which Sherman, it is supposed, continued — to Meridian, Polk retired — in what direction, we are not informeday on the Gulf, some thirty miles south of Mobile, from which it is supposed co-operation with Sherman by both land and water was designed. What our strength for defence is we have no means of passable to an army. Our men will have out off railroad communication, and the only escape for Sherman may be by the Pascagoula, if he can get there. Mobile is assuredly not taken yet, nor is it, w<