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Yankee Officer killed at Vicksburg. A correspondent of the Memphis Appeal relates the following incident that took place after the surrender of Vicksburg: Col. A. B. Watts, who was noticed in your paper for his gallant conduct at Port Gibson, has again rendered his name a glorious one.--Just after the surrender of the city he went down to the landing to get a lemon from one of the boats, and had returned and was in the act of mounting his horse, when a Yankee captain, with a guard, informed him that the horse belonged to Uncle Sam. Capt. Watts informed him that he was an officer, and was entitled to his horse and side-arms. Whereupon Capt. Yank called him a d — d liar, and cursed him for some time, and commenced abusing the women of Vicksburg, and called them a d — d set of outcasts. Capt. Watts then drew his pistol and remarked to the Yankee that he hated to kill as mean a dog as he was, but his honor compelled him to do so, and fired, the ball entering the right breast