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The movements of the enemy in Mississippi.

The only information we have of the enemy's movements in Mississippi will be found under our telegraphic head. From this it will be observed that Sherman is moving back from Meridian with as much celerity as attended his march from Vicksburg to the Alabama border. With the extent of the preparations made to intercept his retrograde movement we are not at all familiar, but presume our authorities have hardly permitted so favorable an opportunity to pass without adequate arrangements for a proper chastisement of such Yankee insolence. Unless forced to do so, Sherman will not re-cross the Big Black in his retreat, but will halt at Jackson until his forces are sufficiently recruited to undertake another expedition to the rich counties in Eastern Mississippi.

His retreat was evidently the result of the future of Grierson to unite with him, and from the slight information we have we are justified in hoping that Forrest and Lee have completely intercepted and will make proper disposition of this marauder.

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