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The siege and fall of Vicksburg. The Southern papers publish some accounts, (the first from Southern sources.) received from Confederate officers who were paroled at Vicksburg, of the suffering there before the surrender. The Atlanta Intelligencer publishes a highly interesting narrative from Col. Watkins, who participated in the defence of the city, from which we make some extracts: Night and day for forty-eight days, counting from the 17th of May, when Pemberton's army commenced entering Vicksburg, until the 4th day of July, when the place was surrendered, an incessant bombardment was kept up by the enemy, both from the gunboats in the river and the land batteries which Grant had planted in the rear. On several occasions the Colonel counted the number of shells that fell in the space of fire minutes, and there were 65, or 13 a minute, constantly falling into the city from the 300 cannon that was pointed against it. During the whole of these forty eight days the men remain