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"THE WILL OF A 1'EOPLE ItESOl.VED TO B yREE 'IS LITTLE LESS THAN OMXIPOTi:;. "
WINCHESTER TENN., .MAY 27, 1863.
litillT Srtltllpf I'lt ltv ve thousand bales of cotton are
!,i,,,,eJ from hero. The wagon road
I to Jackson runs by hero as, in fact,
I : . .i - 1 1 . a i . f i j mm .
it jnes an aiong i,ne ranroaa .mere
w. .J. Flatter, proprietor.
$l.SQpermo:i(li, it m.s
Kotice to Subscriljers.
jtion, tint it slum id "be considered a
j stragotic point, other than to protect
I the I'M i Iff ml nnd tr nrir(int. thn pupttit
Whes you find y' n"41" ? !(ToasinJr the Bic Black. But. at the
Trtur rtaner. oletuo renew vour aubsrriution.
ta it Is ft notice that the tine for which it
has ben paid will eSpire in a fw i ays
Articles of much length, intended for publi
cation, in est ba handed in ia tha forenoon to
injure publication next day.
Rates ot AdvcrtiMlng.
ON AND AFTEiTfTuDAT THE l.r,th of
this month, the teims of casual advertising :u
the Daily Bulletin, will be as follows:
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tion. Third Week 10 cents asquareeach insertion.
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Third and Each Succeeding Month At the
rate.of .$4 per square a month.
Advertisements inserted oneo, twice, or three
times a week, charged as new advertisements
2") per cent will bo added ta the above- rate?
for Special .N oticea.
10 lines make one square No advertise
ments less than 1 Bquare. Advertisement? that
make over 10 lines and under lf lines eeunt.-d
as one and-a half squares. Advertisement
that make over lr lines and under HU lines
counted as two squares.
It will bo a favor if advertisers will plea. "
mark on their advertisem'nt3 the number of j
squares they wish them t oceupy
same time, the possession of this point,
"V, in fact, a point cither side of it,
would open to them the Tazoo country.
Next through an undulating, wooded
country, we come to Bolton's Depot,
right miles from Edward's. Depot,
twenty-six milts from Vicksburg and
twenty miles from Jackson. This
place is like the last in point of 8'zo
and importance. A railroad extends
from Bolton's to Raymond, .1 distance
of some oighjt miles, but it is not now
in operation. Ten million is Clinton,
of 1.000 or !.f00 population seat of
an excellent (VlVo and was once ono
ot tha trust fl-uril:i no .cities in the
Sta'.a. '.Another ten wiles and yon
roue' Jecks ;, t' o junction of N". O J.
nndG. N. Railroad with So. Railroad,
frt -si:; milc from Yieksbnnr, ninety,
five from Meridian and something over
t'.vo hurdred miles above Xew Orleans,
ft m a city of o,0G0 or 0.000 inhabitant,
plenum tlv situated and contains hand
soma huildirg The Southern Rail
road crosses Pearl river here. This
stream is navigable for small craft to
Jaekson. hut such is the. risk of navi-
Obituaries. Editorial Notices and Ommnri Ration that it is never attempted but
cation for individual benefit, will bu charged
20 cents per line.
as an experiment.
This stream runs South and empties
ii.ti l mum f (tie? i:ai Riv Pontnn
Places in Mississippi. , -h, ti,,. uhwism Central Railroad
Editors Courier: Herewith, should j ;.,nd N. O. .1. and 0. N. Railroad con
you choose to publish, you will find ! nect . lies iwrnty. three miles North of
some facts recardinir points at'd place-i ! ,T' c'c-')m , Brand, a place of 1.500
rants, ::id ;uit an enterprising
i-; h'.o'vo miles from Jackson,
13 T.) r
amonjr winch a momentous urnguie ;s; v ,il
to take place. These statements aro, I town
I believe, mainly correct, and may be'Cui;..
of interest to your readers.
A description of Vicksburc would "
repeating a tale already thrico to!. I
SufJGcc it to fay tho natural defViu-e---jn
its reur are fully equal to those i,,
its front, which looks so sternly vict.i
rious unon the river.
Tho Southern Railroad nnninjr from
Vicksbuvg to Meridian, a distance
wo i ass
"! fi-t i-.i Li ' Forest. Newton, Hick.,
orv, and so ', to Me'i'lian, where the
.-' .it:1 .' :( Kaiiroad connects ith three
n';i'. i en? railriiadsranniiig North, Somh ',
m ii r.,i't .Meridian, in the hand of
tho ( PiCiiiv, would ;ivo him command ;
of - n r rai'foad transportation between I
Missisipni and all other parts of tho 1
Cotito leraey. Meridian is a low, sandy
140 n.ilois is condimted by irei,tl?mcn j id.u-e, eei!isinr of railroad buildings, ;
of energy ar.d nhihtv. who huvo made 1 1 wo or three hotels nnd a halt dozen
every effort to furnish tr.i;'siiortation ; Ileuses. Th-j statio-.s between Bran.
for troops and supplies, and keep tbo;d n nnd Me-i,!:aa are rim ply depots'
road and rolling ttoclc in the b--ft an.l no', iikeiy to be the Fcene of a ,
possible condition. ' Going East, thc! struggle. W. II. J. j
K. ... ir l a n ! - ...-.. -
yrt station i iounu .neuu,
rvtilr9 from Vicksburg -a pluce ot!
twelve or fifteen' scattered houses j iVm the ("nien
Next Bovina. ten miles from Vieksbure. j The grand
u... A.m. hnnaAfl i.vrn stnrea. li.t isi'TMS t'" (,ei.
:o Tiini':) )
sensation of yesterday
inure from Chicago of
;s fir tho Massachu'
lnfti fnf thfl nritrhhoihood vithin Mf,nie t .rtr r 'fim;s 1
fifteen miles. Two mia from Bovina, ;-oif. id nek i.ngad.? now rendezvous
and twelve miles from Vicksbnrsr. ifimgin Boston. The sahio recruiting
Wa Blaek bride, crossing that at ream otiice of (Jov- Andrew- have been !
KOmo fifteen miles from whore it ompt-! wording upon the colored element of,
ies into tho yihui-i river. This ; CM-go f .r the last six weeks with,
stream is about 100 yards wulo.andjhut little elkcl. Irom among tho (
was formerly navigable for small vea-' thnnimis, but forty-eight have con-;
sels as hbdi up aswhero tho rr.ilroad j nente I to volunteer, and of these eight
,.rcBses, blit tno stream has become lacked th. courage to tear thernsolves
obstructed by trees and the cavings of away from tho enno hne when the time
embankments, so that its navigation j came, and fauy and squarely bucced
woa1d bo difficult, if not imp.:"sib!c. out :i;er marching to the depot.
Tho topography of tho country j Tho profession formed m an obscure ,
throach wh th the river runs, t-eiow pomun i.i
X'2 md. is (renerallv. swampy ; aih-y, and famous as the centre of bar-
.ua it rrviriii!i v arises into unau
ktingand heavi'y wooaca iuu
tho cheek of a grinning goriilla wa
laid lovingly upon a violin upon his
! At a given signal tho drum tvas
struck, the born was blowed, and the i
viol.n wus bowed; the sab's enpt'iin
shouted, " Fow.wnrd, march," and thy c,
wholo party moved off, singinr, " Dar- a.
kees, de dav ob frcedoia am dawr.in."
They moved on to tho sound cf the tj,P i...
drum, and soon tho procession reached
Lake street, when it turned down to.
wards the frnion depot, whero it em
barked upon a train of the Michigan
Central, en route tor Boston.
Their appearance upon Lake street
almost baffles description. At the head
marched the valliar.t captain, whose
costume had been increased by the ad
ditioti of ft large butcher knife suppen
ded by a string from tho neck, lie
swelled and strutted in advance of his
men like a peacock before a looking
glass, and labored ard struggled be
neath ' lie heavy weight cf his shoulder
etrapsi, which almost bore him ta the
About tho middle of the column, and
somo four feet from it, march d, one
upon each side, the first and second
lieutenants, attired somewhat after the.
style of tho captain, and bearing them
selves about the snme. They seemed
much inclined to utter the expressive
little speech which is sometimes
brought out between the verses of Old
Bob Ridley, " White folks, is yer lookin
The main column of forty-eight
" freemen " was composed of all shades
ard colors, from the copper ha!f-bree',
down or up, which ever way it mav b .v
to the genuine ebony Congo, ard one
white wan. They marched two air T.ct ,
at. irregular intervals, to prevent the
files interfering with tho heels of those
before them or the lips of those behind,
widen vaii-M in each person. They
?;v. a-'ored at d roiled from sdde to p!-.Ij
!!ko a due!: attempting locomotion ir -on
dty land, and formed a column which,
in its vibration, somewhat resembled
the letter 8. Feathers from somo
defunct chan'.ideer, or broad stripes of
rod cloth were worn upon hat bands,
and stripes of crimson sashes were
worn around tho waist, in which was
carried such weapons of offense or
defense as the shade chanced to have,
such as old pistols and dirk or butcher
kni es. Pipes, too, and great plugs of
dark, musty tobacco, wero carried
there, and, in one or two instances,
bottle-.. The inside hands of each
oonplo were joined, and swung back
and fro as their bodies vibrated from
sido to side with tho sound of the
drum. They sang at intervals " Horace
Greeley is de nigger's friend." "Oh.
bre-s de Lord, glory hallejarum," and
other songs suited lo their fancj.
IK L i
f ree aw-.r.t'o.c h;!i it I'.-.T o MP.rch ir.to
Vie'c:din' canr-.e. m -.tv.t ?. d.
Several lrt.-i-chid-- ur. n :. .' !.'!v.-.f,vt...:.t
points rendy to c-.;t d' e'ii:p'.e.e!y xtlv: c.tn
muTneHtion with Te.xai.
A Cincinnati dispatch jays the Preside:.:
has changed the ssntenee of Va!lar ,l;s;h m:i t.
transport.i-.)n t'vovgh v..r ha wul be
delivered tr Porerans, who, under u fair e:
tr'ice. will dehv-.r nir.i to Brasz.
News from th A-my tf the Petrrrn: ur.an
portaiit. Gv'n. Humphrey Pivisbn hz; bee:,
brokni up. Ir ih- di- .-.w'i.-n cf :-e Inst rm.t
ni'intbt- ii-'r'.' l,"i..rr ! :J.t- fifth eorp.
It is r 1 : i n.a Ltip.. :.V.lu(:'
ha? r.'si'.'re1.:! 'he .f,: ir ... -i " nin:, t".
tftk.5 C-) HI n ; fi'll L'. l.r. .!..! i.ti il.ii,
mountlaar i pyis.
An wilU'.-r ia c!u'-',c if u. fi ut '' tr.r.i '.:
terdav "m r.i1. i-ii-'..bur;" s :i y j (Irci r.i-1..'
graphed Ha!!e.-'. that h-e.ipt.uril the fir-i Irn
rf f-ntretielnn.-iitfl 'i.-fvre N'iek.-biii';;, and tint
his right wing rnted on ll.iiims' P. lull'.
MOHII.K, May 'J.',.
A correspondent i f the Kvi-ninNcws. dated
Jfck.-son 2M, snya that troj-s lire ooniinuAlly
rrriviiii;, and ih.t we v.-ill oimi have a fine
army. Th 1 e'ly is bcitTj: fonlaed.
On ?ai.v.:d.v 'ii-' ctiern att l.d Vk-khuri
six t:i--. vr ' ' r:v t i
tH-i :!.;r v.;-. ':d
(if-n .''' -.( ii -en l ev:- v.'
A fpecia! t-'- tl- Kv :iv!r ?I
: !v::i'-r 1 k.T.
son 2tt' v-: ib-
This rii'vi. :
dashed inte I'.uyi
were brought t-.
!CU)S r-r' ll " n T'.
"i; '. 'I- in : :. ; ' .
' . . :i ,.; . ; ' "n
.i 'en .ivi 'l tt ii .1 ee-'1
ho Btinnosed. tho stream is lorda
ble, but, owing to the nature of its
banks, tho passage of artillery and
AvaGns'is difficult, and confined to few
fords Tho-bridge which crosses the
heathenism in Chicago
As! A pompous looking Clem, decked in
la ! a Ivii'ht blue Zouave"uni(orm, trimmed
with white and jrold lace, and a plating
green shirt lumuatli the half open jac.r-
ft. with a deei) crimson sah drawn!
diagonally across his body, though not
rivcrhore s about hair a mile long :iim!v -.'o-. i -
r ytrxiuio which shoulder straps, marshaled the saoie ,
?hty tl 5 over til v re. isir ffion8 of his majesty Gov. Andrew,!
3 immediately ove the in or is Mir J. ftrfv.;ffi,t black !
I 1 -4 ..x -w
r) -s- """ ;-- ": '!, i ,u hands, wliich were on
Sof'Kof;. i ff or b- rg. ,
the .enemy, : , ,tl.oom8tick. t.,0 wion was
from comm a , ; formed two abreast, in the
ot -um ,un. - V . , . ,,e aIl0V. it was headed by
the. bnogo, 0.B..ucoi. r ' - fir rmm0(ii:ltciv behind
v tweriv ei'r
. Jackson, is Edward's Depot. A ft-w
-houses, few stores, a blacksmith and
carriage shop, nuko up the jm.ee. In
ho in was
o i-trnninier. whose professional acoutrc-
monts in this line were confined to the
ahilitv to Keep wretched time. A shade
vsiih -i tin horn wae upon Lb left, while
Gen. Jackson's corps is now com
manded by Gen. A. 1 Hi!!.
It is reported that Col.. Ilillyer has
resigned his position ou Gen. Grant's
The Ynnkee general "Whipple, who
was wounded at Chancollorsville, is
Three, steamers have successfully
rim tho blockade at Wilmington : tlio
Cornubia, the Banshee and tho Pet.
Tho Tirginia papers of the 1-Ub,
say the Yankees are still it: consider.,
ble force within a few miles of Blaei
water. The Mobile Register 'denies the truth
of the rumor relative to tho arrest of
A Confederate steamer, commanded
by Cap't. J. J. Atkinson, in Lousiana
waters, h? s boeu called Stcvens, ii
honor of the gallant Henry K. Ste
vens. Tho "Loyal League" of New York
City, the last invention for "saving the
Union," has been signed by 10,000
'A flag of trncn boat reached City
Point Thutsday night, about ll o'clock,
with 700 prisoners of war, 40 . politick
prisoners, and 10 female prieonwB
i.' , :;.!! re-::, bcie
and woui-dod, v.er pi i 1o-l.
.lAf'h'Si i.V, Ytny 2;V
An cfi'i'iT 'va- iirei' . 1 f. v lrU-:UiVc or.
Tuesday U".'.n;r. ; t Jo o"eli-k -.J h . r.er.:y
attacked our h-l't ivi.ter f..nr t ---.. 'i'ho Lrsi
attack lusted thirty Miinnt..?-,
thinl fiftcf aie.! .-.nr!i i
Thi-y ttcr.-' rr-pe.l .I'd w i'ii
each lim-'-. in r vl'.hu u
We capt'.ir. d a st.-i-id ... eel
Tho enhinm cf af-eult V.
Wednesday, the nfiU-rs
Th" hrok, n eciimr -I' ;.: '
On Thi--'a" ," e i..y .
ing. The'.r '..- d v-. '.".).
Oin wur!:r .' .o :i 'ar
n .ii '.r.v-vfui lit l.- mip'-riect.
r:, r 'p.-rt .'' '(.(.. l:iild.
'' I'l.lAll'iMA, Miiy
l.ra-- .1 ..::.;od:.:h j:u.
h'- v.:c' ve Teylav dronreii
be fe"i r.d j-.nd
.! U Jll.'. i .
.Ti"tt ih i.hter
: ! hl'i-illi-Iit up on
The Tech rd-
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by t hum on n-e'ral
f-ont of ui pi'.-M-n n
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the ' "li'.y hi' vj-.need nf?r
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up tua b,ih.'r.ca vf tao crwd that ata.-v; to