Northern accounts of affairs in Mississippi.
the sentence of Vallandigham
— immense anti-administration meeting in New York
--The flag of truce boat which arrived at City Point
to-day brings the New York Herald
of the 19th, from which the following summary is compiled:
From the Southwest.
A dispatch, dated Cairo
, 18th instant, says that the latest accounts from General Grant
, through Federal channels, are to the 18th instant. Generals Logan
were moving towards Jackson
, driving the rebel, Bowen
, with a reported force of 15,000, before them, while General Grant
was marching upon Black river
, expecting to engage General Pemberton
at the bridge over that stream.
's force is estimated at 50,000, and he is said to be strongly entrenched near the bridge.
A great battle there is imminent.--The health of the Yankee
army is described as "superb."
advices received at Washington state
that arrangements for the reduction of Vicksburg
and the capture of the rebel army are so complete that it cannot much longer hold out.
's order recites the proceedings of the Vallandigham Court
Martial, the finding of which is a sentence to close confinement, during the war, in some fortress to be selected by the commander of the department.
The order names Fort Warren
as the place of confinement.
Great Democratic meeting in New York.
An immense mass meeting was held in Union Square. New York, on Monday evening, under the auspices of the Democratic Union Association, to protest against the recent arbitrary acts of the Administration, in the suppression of free speech and the press.
Four stands were erected, with speakers at each.
says that this meeting was the largest that has been held in that city during the war.
One of the speakers said that the Norbury of the present day was Judge Leavitt
, who denied the writ of habeas corpus
. "Let him remind Lincoln
that a Caesar had his Brutus
, and Charles the First had his Cromwell
Let him also remind the George
the Third of the present day that he, too, may have his Cromwell
or his Brutus
All the speakers denounced the Administration, and were loudly applauded.
A dispatch, dated Cincinnati
, 18th, says the rebels are collecting a large cavalry force South of the Cumberland river
, and a large infantry force in East Tennessee
will advance into Kentucky
this month, under Breckinridge
The track of the Seaboard railroad is being taken up by the Suffolk
forces between Carrsville
and the junction with the Norfolk railroad.