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The Yankees at Prentiss. A correspondent of the Memphis Appeal, writing from Camp Londell, Miss., Sept. 17th, furnishes the following: Last Sunday, the 14
ce to watch the movements of the enemy It was expected they would drop down to Prentiss about one mile, and land there forces.
A strong picket guard was therefore ke a house.--After Capt. Moyson fired, the gunboat "Q," which had nearly reached Prentiss, turned and went back to the assistance of the transports, when she commenced try around town, which was kept up until about dark, when they landed opposite Prentiss, sent out a flag of truce, telling the people (who consisted principally of he ost infamous manner possible.
Her residence is only a quarter of a mile above Prentiss.
When they came to Mrs. Coffee's they found no one there but two negroes — an do not know the name of this boat, but she was marked "L."
When they left Prentiss they crossed over to Napoleon and landed.
They told the people there that the
The Yankees at Prentiss. A correspondent of the Memphis Appeal, writing from Camp Londell, Miss., Sept. 17th, furnishes the following: Last Sunday, the 14th inst., will be a day long to be remembered by the citizens of this vicinity.--About 3½ o'clock P. M. the pickets in the courthouse at Prentiss, Bolivar county, Miss., discovered the smoke of boats up the river, which was evidently coming down. A courier was immediately dispatched to Capt. C. R. Moyson, commanding a detached squadron, consisting of company E, Capt. Moyson's own company, with detachments from companies A and B, Starnes's cavalry, informing him of the near approach of the enemy's fleet.--Immediately upon the captain's receiving the information, "boots and saddles" were sounding, when the command marched to the river, just below General Charles Clark's plantation, and concealed themselves in a grove of timber, and quietly awaited the arrival of the foe. They were not long kept in suspense, for about five o